Overview of the New ASTM F3502-21 on Barrier Face Coverings

The technical contacts for F3502-21 Standard Specification for Barrier Face Coverings, Jon Szalajda (NIOSH/CDC) and Jeff Stull (International Personnel Protection, Inc.), provided information on new standard on Monday, February 22, 2021 from 1:00 pm – 2:00pm Eastern.

The overview explain the scope of the standard as applied to barrier face coverings, the application of the standard, and the specific requirements related to product design, performance, labeling, user information, and conformity assessment.