Lydall's Sara Greenstein commends Biden Administration and ASTM International for new face covering standards




MANCHESTER, CT, February 16, 2021-

ASTM International has introduced new certification standards for General Barrier Face Coverings, giving the general public greater awareness and control over the level of protection provided by cloth face masks. ASTM Level 1 Face Coverings block at least 20% of particles 0.3 micron and larger (including bacteria and many viruses), while ASTM Level 2 Face Coverings block at least 50% of these particles.

In response to these new standards, Sara Greenstein, President & CEO of Lydall, Inc., provided the following statement:


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