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FFP2 Masks Becoming Mandatory Across Europe

We're seeing multiple reports in the media this week about European countries making the wearing of FFP2 standard masks compulsory in public areas such as shops and workplaces.

It seems that concerns about the rapid spread of new Covid variants is placing more attention on the types of face masks being used across the continent. The conclusion being that many of the most common fabric masks are not up to the standard required to prevent transmission.

The new rules introduced by France and Austria, and certain to spread further, will see the enforced wearing of FFP2 standard or Category 1 masks that filter 95% of particles. More information available in the story linked in The Guardian below.  


Cradle's range of face masks are all FFP2 standard, including our washable masks. Our Category 1 certified masks are the KN95 and Clinical masks available here: