AATCC webinar series on PPE testing to continue on July 9

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Posted June 18, 2020


RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – AATCC announced that its PPE Testing Webinar Series will continue July 9 at 11 a.m. EDT with a third webinar focusing on an overview of surgical mask and respirator requirements.


This webinar is offered at no cost to individual and corporate members of AATCC and at a 70 percent discount ($45) for nonmembers.


This presentation will provide an overview of surgical masks and respirator industry standard, methods and regulations. Also discussed will be the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s actions to help alleviate the shortage medical PPE through COVID-19 Emergency Use Authorizations (EUA’s) and Enforcement Policies. The interim policies specifically relating to surgical masks and respirators will be highlighted. 


The presenter for this webinar is Matthew McGarrity with SGS North America Inc. McGarrity joined the Hardlines group in CRS at SGS in 2010. He specializes in regulatory, industry requirements and quality testing.


McGarrity’s focus is on medical PPE, environmental exposure and accelerated aging. As a senior technical manager of Hardlines, McGarrity designs and manages NBE (National Brand Equivalency) and benchmark testing programs.


You may register via the AATCC website.


Join the live webinar to ask questions of McGarrity or view the recording at your convenience.


Source: AATCC

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