How to Spot a Counterfeit Filtering Facepiece Respirator

The coronavirus pandemic has created intense demand for personal protective equipment and medical equipment. This has led several manufacturers to repurpose their production capacity to now make life-saving devices like ventilators. However, along with the good we have seen from the industry recently, there are also those who will try to capitalize upon it via fraud. In recent weeks there have been many counterfeit or mislabeled filtering facepiece respirators (FFR) produced and brought to market. In the face of such a critical time, this simply is not helpful. Sourcengine, who is now offering a range of personal protective equipment (PPE) to support the OEM community better, has prepared the following guide to help distinguish between legitimate personal protective equipment and that which is fraudulent. We hope it helps in the united effort of battling COVID-19.

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