The Standards Association of Zimbabwe has a project to draft a standard on reusable facemasks.
To draft the national standards on reusable face masks.
Scope of the project
The standard lays down the requirements for the manufacture and performance of reusable facemasks.
Justification of the project:
This standard will help in the fight of the COVID-19 pandemic as it will stop the spread of the virus to others.
It is an acceptable international best practice to link national standards developed in an open process with the technical regulatory framework.
Timeline– the expected date of publication is November 2020.
Invitation to participate
If you are a stakeholder in the materials, textiles, and packaging industry or the safety, health, environment, and quality industry, it is important that you participate in the development of these standards to ensure your concerns are taken on board.
Those who wish to take part in this committee please contact Mrs.L. K. Masveure by 26 May 2020.
Standards Association of Zimbabwe
Tel: +242-882017/8/9, 882021/2, 885511-2