- June 19, 2020
- Posted by: OIA Admin
- Category: Member News, Updates
Snugpak, the UK’s leading manufacturers of sleeping bags, travel and outdoor products has launched a collection of UK made Face Coverings which are available to purchase now.
Snugpak has its own manufacturing facilities in Yorkshire and wanted to contribute their expertise to fight COVID-19. The company started to produce face coverings and scrubs for local care homes and demand for these products soon spread.
Following the Government’s announcement that Face Coverings will be compulsory to be worn when travelling on all public transport from the 15th June, when non-essential retail businesses will reopened, Snugpak’s Face Cover is a comfortable and environmentally friendly way to comply with these guidelines.
Whilst the factory has now re-opened and is busy getting the standard range of products ready for stores re-opening, these Face Covers are being manufactured by experienced staff who cannot get to the factory but have access to sewing machines at home.
The Adult and Junior size Face Covers are made from the same high quality 100% breathable Paratex Nylon fabric that Snugpak uses in its top of the range sleeping bags and clothing and it is washable and re
usable. These covers are available in a selection of six colours for adults and three for juniors with or without the Snugpak logo.
- Outer Fabric:Paratex Light 100% breathable Nylon.
strap for flexibility and comfort.
- Slit on the front of the coverallowing you to add a filter (filter not supplied)
- Two layers of fabric
- Stretches around ears
- Wash, dry & reuse
- Size: One-size-fits-all.
- Machine Washable – wash at 60 degrees and tumble dry on low heat.
- Origin:Made in the UK
These covers are not a guaranteed and/or tested medical grade product but they can be used in conjunction with Medical Grade filters if necessary (filters not supplied.)
Cloth face-coverings can help reduce the risk of transmission and are recommended to be used when using public transport, shopping, in the workplace and many more situations.In some circumstances – they might help stop the spread of coronavirus by people who are contagious but have no symptoms (known as asymptomatic transmission). Government advice is that while face coverings should be worn, surgical masks or respirators should be left for healthcare staff and other workers who need them.
For further information please visit www.snugpak.com or call 01535 654479.