A face shield is a type of personal protective equipment (PPE) that provides protection for both medical and non-medical purposes, shielding the face from flying objects, debris, chemical or liquid splashes, and infectious materials or disease. During the Covid-19 pandemic, face shield offer an effective means of protection for the general public, laborers, and healthcare workers. Face shields can be reused and cleaned.
According to the FDC, “A face shield is a device used to protect the user’s eyes and face from bodily fluids, liquid splashes, or potentially infectious materials. Generally, a face shield is situated at the crown of the head and is constructed with plastic to cover the user’s eyes and face. Face shields can be intended for medical or nonmedical (e.g., industrial) purposes. Face shields intended for a medical purpose are regulated by FDA under 21 CFR 878.4040 – Surgical apparel. These devices are classified as class I (general controls) and are exempt from the premarket notification.”
Blueflame Medical’s Anti-Fog Safety Face Shield is CE certified and meets FDA guidelines for Level 1 or Level 2 protection. While brand name may change at any time, Blueflame guarantees all of its Anti-Fog Safety Face Shields are vetted twice for quality assurance and best practice in line with these standards.