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WHO tested VENETOMED coveralls: Ukrainian products meet all quality standards

The WHO has recently initiated testing of protective clothing samples in its laboratories for private enterprises. The organization is concerned about the rapid spread of COVID-19 and is therefore submitting samples of protective clothing for additional tests in its certified laboratories. In one of them, in Spain, VENETOMED coveralls were tested. Our company has sent its products to a research and innovation center. Our COVID-19 protective medical clothing received class 6, the highest level of protection.

Samples of the clothing have passed many tests: steam, liquids, bacteria of different consistencies (solid and moisture) and even synthetic blood.
AITEX, a research institute in Spain and a partner of the WHO, has conducted research on the characteristics and certification of VENETOMED bacteriological protective clothing.
The company’s products meet the following standards:

  • [State technical standard of Ukraine] EN 14126: 2008 Protective clothing – Performance requirements and test methods for protective clothing against infectious agents;
  • [State technical standard of Ukraine] EN ISO 6530: 2018 Protective clothing. Protection against liquid chemicals. Test method for resistance of materials to penetration by liquids (EN ISO 6530: 2005, IDT; ISO 6530: 2005, IDT);
  • [State technical standard of Ukraine] EN 13034:2017 Protective clothing against liquid chemicals. Performance requirements for chemical protective clothing offering limited protective performance against liquid chemicals (Types 6 and PB [6] equipment) (EN 13034:2005 + A1:2009, IDT);
  • [State technical standard of Ukraine] EN 14325: 2019 Protective clothing against chemicals – Test methods and performance classification of chemical protective clothing materials, seams, joins and assemblages (EN 14325: 2018, IDT);
  • EN ISO 11092: 2014 Measurement of thermal and water-vapour resistance;
  • [State technical standard of Ukraine] EN ISO 22612: 2014 Clothing for protection against infectious agents — Test method for resistance to dry microbial penetration (EN ISO 22612: 2005, IDT);
  • ISO 16603 Clothing for protection against contact with blood and body fluids — Determination of the resistance of protective clothing materials to penetration by blood and body fluids — Test method using synthetic blood.

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