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European Commission: Guidance for the production of masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE), leave-on hand cleaners and hand disinfectants and 3D printing

In the context of the coronavirus outbreak, the European Commission has issued guidance for the production of:

1) masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE): 

https://ec.europa.eu/docsroom/documents/40521

2) leave-on hand cleaners and hand disinfectants:

https://ec.europa.eu/docsroom/documents/40523

3) 3D printing: 

https://ec.europa.eu/docsroom/documents/40522

The objective is to assist manufacturers in ramping up production of essential medical equipment and material in three areas.

These documents also aim to assist manufacturers and market surveillance authorities in making sure these products comply with necessary safety standards and are effective.

 A guidance on medical devices will also be made available within the coming days.

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