COVID19 PPEs Testing & Inspection Services

During this difficult time, TTI Testing Laboratories are committed to providing the same high-quality Testing Services for which we have always been known.

The COVID-19 pandemic is the biggest public health challenge the world has faced in recent memory. Our technical experts are at the forefront of the response, providing outstanding care, educating the public, advising the government and other health institutions, and conducting research to better understand the virus and the outbreak. This is an all-hands-on-deck moment, and we are acting accordingly.

Tti testing laboratories operate at world-class standards on a global basis with global partner MTS supporting refinery, distributors and other businesses with below mentioned features:

  • Globally Recognized ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited Petroleum Testing Services
  • OGRA Approved Laboratory
  • Technical Support, Trouble Shooting & Personalized Customer Services
  • Fastest Reporting Time
  • Exclusive Packages for Annual Testing Services Contracts

In order to ensure COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) comply with Protection and Quality Assurance Requirements, it is important to verify and inspect products so that they reach the frontline healthcare personnel and the consumers with approved quality measures and to achieve traceability and consistency in the supply chain, produced goods and in future shipments.

Please find below the Salient features of our COVID-19 Personal Protection Equipment (PPEs) Testing Program.
COVID-19 PPEs Testing Services:

    • Face Mask

Test Parameters

Method

ASTM F2100:2019

 

BFE (Bacterial Filtration Efficiency)

ASTM F2101

PFE (Particulate Filtration Efficiency)

ASTM F2299

Breathability

MIL-M-36954C

Resistance to synthetic blood penetration

ASTM 1862

Flame retardant

16 CFR 1610

EN 14683:2019

 

BFE (Bacterial Filtration Efficiency)

EN 14683 Annex B

Differential Pressure (Breathability)

EN 14683 Annex C

Synthetic Blood Penetration for Face Mask, Pressure: 16kPa (120mmHg)*
Required for fulfilment of the type IIR class only

ISO 22609

Microbial cleanliness (Bioburden)

EN 14683 Annex D (ISO 11737 Part 1)

General – Materials and construction & Design

EN 14683

Assessment of Antibacterial Finishes

 

Assessment of Antibacterial Finishes (Qualitative)

AATCC 147

Assessment of Antibacterial Finishes (Quantitative)

AATCC 100

Assessment of Antiviral Finishes

 

Determination of antiviral activity of textile products

ISO 18184:2019

    • EU Standards Gowns & Coverall

 

Test Parameters

Method

EN 13795‐1:2019

 

Resistance to Dry Microbial Penetration

EN ISO 22612

Resistance to Wet Microbial Penetration

EN ISO 22610

Cleanliness microbial / Bioburden

EN ISO 11737-1

Particle Shed analysis (Lint Generation)

EN ISO 9073-10

Resistance to liquid penetration Hydrostatic Pressure

EN ISO 811

Hydraulic bursting Strength (Dry/Wet)

EN ISO 13938-1

Tensile Strength (Dry/Wet)

EN 29073-3

EN 13795‐2:2019

 

Resistance to Dry Microbial Penetration

EN ISO 22612

Cleanliness microbial / Bioburden

EN ISO 11737-1

Particle Shed analysis (Lint Generation)

EN ISO 9073-10

Hydraulic bursting Strength (Dry/Wet)

EN ISO 13938-1

Tensile Strength (Dry)

EN 29073-3

EN 13034:2005 + A1:2009

 

Pre-Treatment by Dry Cleaning (5 Cycles)

EN 14325:2004 clause 4.2

ISO 3176

Pre-Treatment by washing (5 Cycles)

EN 14325:2004 clause 4.2

ISO 6331

Pre-Treatment by Cleaning & Disinfection

EN 14325:2004 clause 4.2

ISO 3176 / ISO 6331

Abrasion Resistance (Up to 2000 Cycles)

EN 14325:2004 clause 4.4

EN 12947-3

Tear Resistance – Non woven

EN 14325:2004 clause 4.7

ISO 9073-5

Tensile Strength

EN 14325:2004 clause 4.9

EN 13934-2

Puncture Resistance

EN 14325:2004 clause 4.10

EN 864

Liquid Repellency

EN 14325:2004 clause 4.12

EN ISO 6530

Resistance to penetration by liquids

EN 14325:2004 clause 4.13

EN ISO 6530

Seam Strength (Per Seam)

EN 13034:2005
+A1:2009

EN ISO 13935-3

    • US Standards Gowns & Coverall

 

Test Parameters

Method

ASTM F3352:2019

 

Impact Penetration

AATCC 42-2017

Fluid Resistant/Hydrostatic Test

AATCC 127-2018

Viral Penetration Resistance

ASTM F1671

Tensile Strength

ASTM D5034

Tear Strength

ASTM D5733

Seam Strength

ASTM D751 /ASTM D1683

Lint Generation

ISO 9073-10

Evaporative Resistance

ASTM F1686-B

ASTM F3352:2019

 

Impact Penetration

AATCC 42-2017

Fluid Resistant/Hydrostatic Test

AATCC 127-2018

Viral Penetration Resistance

ASTM F1671

Blood Penetration-Drapes

ASTM F1670

Tensile Strength

ASTM D5034

Tear Strength

ASTM D5733

Seam Strength

ASTM D751 /ASTM D1683

Lint Generation

ISO 9073-10

Evaporative Resistance

ASTM F1686-B

AAMI PB 70

 

Level 1

 

Breaking Strength of Non-Woven

ASTM D5034

Tear Strength of fabric by trapezoid Method

ASTM D5733

Seam strength

ASTM D1683

Water Resistance: Impact Penetration (Critical Area & Less Critical Area)

AATCC 42

Level 2

 

Breaking Strength of Non-Woven

ASTM D5034

Tear Strength of fabric by trapezoid Method

ASTM D5733

Seam strength

ASTM D1683

Water Resistance: Impact Penetration (Critical Area & Less Critical Area)

AATCC 42

Water Resistance: Hydrostatic Pressure Test (Critical Area & Less Critical Area)

AATCC 127

Level 3

 

Breaking Strength of Non-Woven

ASTM D5034

Tear Strength of fabric by trapezoid Method

ASTM D5733

Seam strength

ASTM D1683

Water Resistance: Impact Penetration (Critical Area & Less Critical Area)

AATCC 42

Water Resistance: Hydrostatic Pressure Test (Critical Area & Less Critical Area)

AATCC 127

Level 4

 

Breaking Strength of Non-Woven

ASTM D5034

Tear Strength of fabric by trapezoid Method

ASTM D5733

Seam strength

ASTM D1683

Water Resistance: Impact Penetration (Critical Area & Less Critical Area)

AATCC 42

Water Resistance: Hydrostatic Pressure Test (Critical Area & Less Critical Area)

AATCC 127

Blood Penetration

ASTM F1670

Viral Penetration Resistance

ASTM F1671 (Under Development)

    • Microbiology

 

Test Parameters

Method

Assessment of Antibacterial Finishes

 

Assessment of Antibacterial Finishes (Qualitative)

AATCC 147

Assessment of Antibacterial Finishes (Quantitative)

AATCC 100

Assessment of Antibacterial Finishes (Quantitative)

ASTM 2149

Resistance to Wet Microbial Penetration

EN ISO 22610

Resistance to Dry Microbial Penetration

EN ISO 22612

Cleanliness microbial / Bioburden

EN ISO 11737-1

Assessment of Antiviral Finishes

 

Determination of antiviral activity of textile products

ISO 18184:2019

 

COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment Inspection Services:
Tti Inspections (Pvt) Ltd is one of the leading 3rd Party Inspection Company providing globally recognized ISO/IEC 17020 Accredited Inspection services to a wide range of product lines, Suppliers and Importers around the globe. Tti Inspections (Pvt) Ltd is also a PSQCA Approved Inspection Agency which is a mandatory Inspection license from the Government of Pakistan (GOP) – Ministry of Science & Technology for operating an Inspection Agency in Pakistan.

Ensure ‘Suppliers’ of all COVID-19 Protective Wear comply with basic requirements, specifically Weight and Functionality of the Product to set standard and consistency in the shipment.

Inspection Parameters:

Quality Verification:
Complete Shipment quantity is verified against order quantity.

Product Conformity:
Style, Material and Color is verified physically against the customer original sample.

Workmanship:
Product is checked on AQL standard and on basis of defect classification to derive overall product conformance.

Packing/Marking:
Detailed witnessing of Packing and marking is carried out at both individual and carton pack stage with customer provided specification.

Measurement:
Product is examined thoroughly with customer required characteristics to quantify and determine the acceptance criteria.

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