The International Society for Respiratory Protection

BSI Community face coverings — Specification Open for Comment

New specification on minimum performance requirements and test methods for community face coverings open for comment

Version 1 of BSI Flex 5555 Community face coverings — Specification is now available to download.

The new specification is designed to help UK manufacturers, testing houses, retailers and consumers to ensure single use and re-usable face coverings are safe and fit for purpose.

Version 1 of the standard is available now and is open for comment. Comments are invited until 1 February 2021 via the Standards Development Portal. A second version of the Specification that will have benefitted from public comments and input from a Review Panel of related standards committee members and other stakeholders, is expected to be published in February.