ESF would like to bring to your attention that the obligation (or recommendation) to wear FFP2 masks for the general public might not result in the intended protection and could even be a step back, due to the created false sense of protection. We urge all involved authorities to carefully consider all aspects and make sure that a potential obligation (or recommendation) is accompanied by the necessary supporting measures.
20210209 : UK guidance documents have been updated - see links below to latest version of the guidances
20201118 : find here the ESF note concerning UKCA mark
Links to Guidance published by the UK Office for Product Safety & Standards :
Our effective member in the UK, BSIF, published a some Q&A concerning Brexit on their website (News section) - see www.bsif.co.uk/newsarticles
20170427: ESF Proposal for guidance on how to deal with certficates in the transition from Directive to Regulation.
20190507: An updated version is available
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