Newly developed medical face masks to secure the Belgian supply of surgical masks in the midst of the coronavirus disease COVID-19 crisis are now being tested with absolute priority in the Centexbel microbiological lab before the medical face masks can be delivered to hospitals.

The Centexbel lab is one of the two labs in the entire world that is equipped, qualified and certified to perform tests according to both the European standard EN 14683: Medical face masks - Requirements and test methods and the US standard  ASTM F2100-11 Standard specification for performance of material used in medical face masks!

Our lab is running full speed to handle the enormous and still increasing demand from all over the world for medical face mask testing!

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