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Table 1 Assessment criteria for donations of personal protective equipment and other products

From: Management of donations of personal protective equipment in response to the massive shortage during the COVID-19 health crisis: providing quality equipment to health care workers

Type of personal protective equipment   Assessment criteria
Head protections
  Hats Covering completely the hair and the ears
  Face Shields Directly protecting the face
   Stiffness
   Waterproofness
   Headbands (at least 10 mm in width)
   Ease of disinfection
   Product standards
  Goggles Completely covering the eyes
   Waterproofness
   Ease of disinfection
   Product standards
Respiratory protections
  Face masks Completely covering the mouth, nose and chin
   Bacterial Filtration Efficiency
   Elastic resistance
   Nose bridge strength
   Product standards
  Respirators (FFP2 or eq. N95 / Korea 1st Class / KN95 / DS2 / P2 / PFF2) Completely covering the mouth, nose and chin
   Elastic resistance
   Nose bridge strength
   Fit check
   Expiration date
   Uncovered outer valve
   Product standards
Body and hand protections
  Gowns Completely covering the chest, the arms, the forearms and the legs up to the knees
   Stitching locations
   Waterproofness
   Water repellency
   Product standards
  Coveralls Completely covering the head (except the face), the chest, the arms, the forearms and the legs up to the feet’s
   Water repellency
   Waterproofness
   Product standards
  Aprons Completely covering the chest and the thigh
   Waterproofness
  Gloves Product composition
   Total length
   Resistance
   Expiration date
   Product standards
  Overshoes Completely covering the shoes
Others
  Alcohol-based hand rubs Product composition
   Expiration date