Canada needs to be self sufficient in PPE

Published Apr 08 2021 at 3:18 PM GMT
  • Foreign Masks Recalled, New Industry Association Formed CAMBRIDGE, ON, April 8, 2021 /CNW/ - Canada needs to be self-sufficient in manufacturing critical Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and last week's recall of graphene masks by Health Canada is a case in point, says a newly formed industry association, the Canadian Association of PPE Manufacturers (CAPPEM).
  • The recall is a compelling call for changes to the way that PPE is tested and purchased by governments and bulk buyers in Canada, notes CAPPEM President Barry Hunt.
  • National media coverage of the recall revealed that poor quality, three ply, graphene coated masks distributed to students, government workers and manufacturing facilities in Quebec, were manufactured overseas and imported into Full story available on Benzinga com.


  • Published Apr 8, 2021 3:18 PM GMT