PPE alert

Woman wearing surgical mask
If you received either of the items below, which are items of PPE that have been centrally distributed from stocks procured by DHSC during the response to the pandemic, please read on.
Both of these items are to be quarantined with immediate effect whilst the item is reviewed. Batch testing of these masks has identified the need for further testing, to ensure they can be continued to be used in a clinical setting. Description and images below:
Action Required
  • Please undertake an immediate review of your mask stock and identify if you have any of the affected products.
If you have any of these products then please:
  • Quarantine all items with immediate effect.
  • Inform the NHS Product Enquiries Team on [email protected] quoting either
  • Ref: Huan EEXI Inherent IIR Face Masks, or
  • REF: Easimask Type IIR mask

and confirm the volume of the product in stock.

NHS Supply Chain will make arrangements for a replacement to be issued to you and will provide an update in due course following the outcome of the further investigation.
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