ASTM WK45918

    Revision of F2101 - 07 Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Bacterial Filtration Efficiency (BFE) of Medical Face Mask Materials, Using a Biological Aerosol of Staphylococcus aureus

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    Active Standard: F2101 - 14

    Developed by Subcommittee: F23.40 | Committee F23 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK45918

    1. Rationale

    The standard is due for reapproval and some clarification was added for which products can be evaluated by this method and which side of the face mask will be exposed to the challenge.


    Keywords

    aerosol; bacterial filtration efficiency (BFE); medical face mask materials;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    05-01-2014

    Technical Contact:
    Todd Hillam

    Item:
    002

    Ballot:
    F23 (14-02)

    Status:
    Ballot Item Approved as F2101-2014 and Pending Publication