- January 26, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET
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On Tuesday, January 26, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. ET, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will host a webinar on the Enforcement Policy for Bioburden Reduction Systems Using Dry Heat to Support Single-User Reuse of Certain Filtering Facepiece Respirators During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency. This webinar is part of the series on Respirators and Other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Health Care Personnel Use during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Representatives from the FDA and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will be available to answer your questions.
We encourage all interested stakeholders to join. Registration is not necessary.
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The FDA hosts a webinar regularly to share information and answer your questions about respirators and other personal protective equipment (PPE). Save the date for the next webinar:
- February 23, 2021, from 12:00 pm-1:00 pm ET
Personal protective equipment (PPE) refers to protective clothing, helmets, gloves, face shields, goggles, surgical masks, respirators or other equipment designed to protect the wearer from injury or the spread of microorganisms.
The FDA has held webinars on device topics including PPE, protective barrier enclosures, sterilizers, disinfectant devices, and air purifiers used during the COVID-19 pandemic. See previous webinars from this series.
|June 9, 2020||Respirators for Health Care Personnel Use||Presentation Printable Slides Transcript|
|June 23, 2020||Importing Respirators for Health Care Personnel Use||Presentation Printable Slides Transcript|
|July 7, 2020||Decontaminating Respirators for Health Care Personnel Use||Presentation Printable Slides Transcript|
|July 21, 2020||Respirators for Health Care Personnel Use||Presentation Transcript|
|August 4, 2020||Regulation of Face Masks and Surgical Masks During the COVID-19 Pandemic||Presentation Transcript|
|August 18, 2020||FDA's Surgical Masks EUA Umbrella||Presentation Transcript|
|September 1, 2020||CDC/NIOSH's Surgical N95 Respirator Guidance||Presentation Printable Slides Transcript|
|September 15, 2020||Gowns and Other Apparel for Use by Health Care Personnel in COVID-19 Pandemic||Presentation Printable Slides Transcript|
|September 29, 2020||Respirators and Other PPE for Health Care Personnel Use||Presentation Transcript|
|October 13, 2020||Protective Barrier Enclosure Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs)||Presentation Printable Slides Transcript|
|October 27, 2020||Recommendations for Surgical Mask Premarket Notifications, or 510(k)s|
|December 8, 2020||Respirators and Other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Health Care Personnel Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic||Presentation Printable Slides Transcript|
|January 26, 2021||Enforcement Policy for Bioburden Reduction Systems Using Dry Heat to Support Single-User Reuse of Certain Filtering Facepiece Respirators during the COVID-19 Pandemic||Printable Slides|
Additional Resources on Respirators and Other PPE
The FDA has a variety of resources available to help answer questions related to respirators and other PPE, including:
- Manufacturing and Distributing Respirators for Health Care Use in the United States Under an Existing Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) During the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Considerations for Selecting Respirators for Your Health Care Facility
- Importing Medical Devices During the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Contacts for Medical Devices During the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Decontamination Systems for Personal Protective Equipment EUAs
- Personal Protective Equipment EUAs
- COVID-19-Related Guidance Documents for Industry, FDA Staff, and Other Stakeholders