We provide high-grade PPE products that are fully compliant with EU regulation.

Medically Certified

Fully compliant with EU standards including CE & ISO. 

Quality Products

Unlike other suppliers, our products are of the highest quality to protect your staff.

Fully Certified

The assurance of the effectiveness of PPE is achieved through legislation by the EU, which is enforced by each member state.  

 

We thoroughly research the products that we supply to  ensure they meet the quality expectations you expect, as well as having all of the certification required for use in the EU.

 

Guaranteed PPE Supply!

Stocked

Our Dublin warehouse holds a large volume of medical PPE, replenished with our regular supply chain of PPE.

Bulk Ordering

We can service high-volume bulk orders on a contractual basis. Contact us for a bulk PPE order quote. 

FAQs

How is the quality of PPE products regulated in Ireland?

The assurance of the effectiveness of PPE is achieved through legislation by the EU, which is enforced by each member state.  

 

CE

CE marking is a certification mark that indicates conformity with health, safety, and environmental protection standards for products sold within the European Economic Area. All our products are CE rated.

Mask Standards

Medical Surgical Mask conform to EN14683:2019

FFP2 Masks conform to EN149: 2001 + A1 2009.

 

Our products are supplied by a longstanding medical manufacturer and certified by globally respected testing laboratories in Europe as well as Asia. We have gone to great length to validate product quality, and have employees on site locally at the manufacturing plants as required. Our primary partner is one of less than 70 companies in China that are officially authorised to export PPE.  

 

What is the main difference between surgical face masks and respirator face masks?

Surgical masks reduce the dissemination of biological liquid droplets, thereby helping to prevent environments from being contaminated with coronavirus. Respirator masks help to prevent airborne transmissions, and generally also protect against 

 

 

What are surgical face masks and how do they prevent the spread of coronavirus?

A surgical mask is a disposable medical device that protects against infectious agents transmitted by liquid droplets such as saliva or secretions from the upper respiratory tract when the wearer exhales or sneezes. A surgical mask is worn by an individual to prevent them from contaminating their external environment or contacts. If worn by the caregiver, for instance, the surgical mask protects the patient and their environment (air, surfaces, equipment). If worn by a contagious covid-19 patient, it prevents the patient from contaminating their surroundings and environment. 

 

A surgical mask can also protect the wearer from the risk of splashes of biological fluids. But a surgical mask does not protect against airborne infectious agents.   

 

 

What standards apply to surgical face masks?

Surgical masks are tested in the direction of exhalation (from inside to outside). The tests take into account the efficiency of bacterial filtration.

 

In Europe, they must comply with the European standard EN 14683, which has 3 levels of bacterial filtration efficiency (BFE1, BFE2, Type R). 

 

 

What are respirator face masks and how do they help the spread of coronavirus?

A respirator is personal protective equipment that prevents the wearer from inhaling aerosols such as dust, smoke and mist, as well as vapours or gases such as disinfectants, and aesthetic gases that are health hazards.  Respirator masks protect the wearer from airborne infectious agents like Coronavirus. Respirators also protect those who wear them from inhaling droplets of infectious agents.

 

 

What standards apply to Respirators?

Respirators are tested in the direction of inspiration (from outside to inside). 

The tests take into account the efficiency of the filter and leakage to the face.

In Europe, they must meet the European standard EN 149: 2001.


 

  • FFP2 masks have a minimum of 94% filtration percentage and maximum 8% leakage to the inside. They are used by healthcare professionals against influenza viruses, and are currently being commonly used for protection against the coronavirus

 

 

Need large supplies of certified PPE?

Are you a large health care provider or organisation in need of high volumes of certified PPE? Contact us today and we can provide you with a custom quote.

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