WPT Nonwovens one of five in US to earn FDA emergency use Approval, for its earloop surgical masks




BEAVER DAM, KY , October 16, 2020-

WPT Nonwovens has received approval from the FDA for its level 3 earloop surgical face mask products. This approval makes WPT Nonwovens one of the first five companies in the United States to have earned this distinction. 

The FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) puts forth standards for Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Medical Devices. According to the confirmation letter received by WPT Nonwovens, as of October 8, 2020, the FDA has added the WPT ASTM F2100-19 Level 3 Earloop Surgical Face Mask to Appendix A. These approved masks are within the scope of the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) issued on August 5, 2020 because they meet the criteria in the Scope of Authorization (Section II).


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