Disposable Face Shields

Description

Features & Specifications:

  • 33cm x 25cm
  • Latex Free
  • Anti-fog
  • Fits comfortably with surgical mask and eyewear
  • 200 per carton

Benefits:

  • Disposable eyewear reduces risk of cross-contamination when compared with reusable safety glasses (1)
  • Bolsters OSHA compliance (3)
  • Recommended by NIOSH and CDC
  • CDC recommends eye shields in all health care settings and when caring fo rall patients regardless of infection status (3)
  • Prevents eye splatter from  blood and other fluids.  Most blood exposures in health care settings are preventable with proper PPE (4)
  • Disposable eyewear providing full frontal and lateral coverage are effective in preventing eye splatter (5)
  • The incidence of eye splatter among health care providers working in nonsurgical areas is more common than previously assumed because of the lack of recognition of splatter (subclinical splatter) by workers (5)
  • Prescription glasses are unsuitable for use as the sole source of eye protection from blood splash injury (6)
  • Blood splash injury may occur without knowledge of the event (6)

 

 

(1) Lang, VR:[http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24439435], (3) Ogg, Mary J:[http://www.aornjournal.org/article/S0001-2092(13)00612-1/fulltext#sec1], (4) [Unattributed]:[http://www.who.int/injection_safety/toolbox/en/AM_HCW_Safety_EN.pdf], (5) Garrett, SJ: [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8271076], (6) Campbell, Shaun:{http://www.amsj.org/archives/2485]

 

Please Note: While this product has not been cleared or approved by the FDA, it has been authorized by FDA under an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for use by healthcare providers as personal protective equipment.  Documentation of such authorization is available upon request.

This product is only authorized for the duration of the declaration that circumstances justifying the authorization of emergency use under Section 564(b)(1) of the Act, 21 USC 360bbb-3(b)(1) unless the authorization is terminated or revoked sooner.

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