SGS Summarizes Updated Chinese Product Standard for Medial Use Disposable Protective Clothing

SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has published SafeGuardS 046.24 to provide stakeholders with a summary of the updates made to China’s national product standard for medical use disposable protective clothing.

Issued on November 27, 2023, as part of China’s No. 12 announcement on approved national standards in 2023 by the Standardization Administration of China, GB 19082-2023 applies to disposable protective clothing worn by personnel in medical institutions during medical and disease prevention and control work. These items offer protection from potential exposure risks associated with infectious blood, body fluids, secretions, particulate matter in the air, etc.

The standard contains requirements relating to material performance, design and size, as well as marking, packaging, transportation and storage.

SGS experts publish SafeGuardS to keep stakeholders informed about regulatory and market changes that may impact their business. SafeGuardS 046.24 contains a summary of the main technical contents in GB 19082-2023, as well as details of the revisions, additions and deletions made in the new standard.

Stakeholders are advised to review SGS’s original SafeGuardS 046.24 for more details.

GB 19082-2023 will come into effect on December 1, 2025, replacing the previous iteration – GB 19082-2009.

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SGS has a worldwide network of over 40 state-of-the-art laboratories, including 10 in China, specializing in testing of apparel, footwear, and home textiles. Their committed team is drawn from multi-disciplinary backgrounds, allowing them to conduct a comprehensive range of physical, chemical, and functional testing services for components, materials and finished products. SGS helps companies ensure quality, performance, and compliance with international, industrial, and regulatory standards worldwide. In the end, it’s only trusted because it’s tested. Learn more about SGS’s PPE solutions.

SGS SafeGuardS keep you up to date with the latest news and developments in the consumer goods industry. Read the full China Releases Updated Product Standard GB 19082-2023 Disposable Protective Clothing for Medical Use SafeGuardS.

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For further information contact:

Dr. Min Zhu
US & Canada Softlines Business Head – Softlines
Tel: +19734611230
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