The management of masks in the European market is divided into two main categories,personal protective masks and medical masks. Personal protective masks are mainly used for industrial protection,and medical mouth masks are mainly used in hospitals.
The corresponding European standard for medical masks is EN14683. The classification of the masks as shown in the figure below is divided into three categories according to BFE, respiratory impedance and splash resistance.
According to the re of the medical device regulation 2017/745 / EU, mask products can be managed according to a class of devices, depending on whether the product is sterile or non-sterile, and the certification mode is different.