Bioburden of a face mask

Accredited testing of the microbiological cleanliness (Bioburden) of face masks according to EN 14683 standard. The results include the viable aerobic bacteria, yeasts and molds. The colony-forming units (CFU) are counted and reported as cfu/g. This test is needed if the manufacturer, importer or the seller of the face masks want to acquire a CE marking for their product, or wants to determine the cleanliness for other reasons.

Suitable sample matrices
Surgical face masks
Minimum sample amount
10 masks
Typical turnaround time
3 weeks after receiving the samples
Quality system
Accredited test method
Device families
Method expert
Teemu Myllymäki
Teemu Myllymäki

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First sample (VAT 0):
431 €
Additional samples (VAT 0):
306 €per sample
If you have a large number of samples, contact us for a possible discount.

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