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Unmasking the Facts

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The COVID-19 outbreak has led to an unprecedented increase in demand for masks and personal protective equipment globally. Fashion designers and brands have risen to the occasion during this pandemic, creating a new product category.  While it makes sense to assist, masks and protective equipment often require strict regulatory compliance.  In this webinar our experts from medical/health services and consumer products services will explain everything that you need to know. 


key topics covered:

  • Classification of masks & isolation gowns
  • Regulatory requirements by class
  • Explanations of the required tests and Safety standards
  • Supply chain management

About the speakers

Sandeep KhatuaDr. Sandeep Khatua

Global Technical Director, TÜV SÜD

Sandeep is a Product Safety and Business Development Executive in the Consumer Goods Industry. Currently, he is a Global Technical Director with TÜV SÜD where he provides technical leadership to the entire soft lines and hardlines business dealing with North American customers. Sandeep brings 20 plus years of experience leading technical systems improvements, product, and business development activities within diverse industries such as apparel, home goods, footwear, and accessories. Sandeep received his Bachelor of Technology in textile engineering at the University of Calcutta, India; his Master of Science in textiles science & engineering at the University of Leeds, England; and his Ph.D. in fiber & polymer science at the University of California, Davis.

Shailendra SinghDr. Shailendra Singh

General Manager and Head of Medical & Health Services, TÜV SÜD South Asia

Dr. Shailendra Singh is Head of Medical & Health Services (MHS), TÜV SÜD South Asia Pvt. Ltd. He has about 15 years of experience in Pharmaceuticals and Medical Device Testing Labs in India and Europe in various roles in R&D. He held several positions in R&D, where he was leading in vitro safety team, he was also heading Quality Assurance in past organizations. He has strong experience in Risk Assessment and Analysis and Biological Safety Evaluation. He has very strong knowledge in Biocompatibility Evaluation and assessment of various medical devices. Dr. Singh holds academic degrees in Biochemistry. In his doctoral research, he investigated various aspects cellular Biochemistry. Within TÜV SÜD, he is responsible for entire divisional operations of MHS, also responsible for EU Medical Device Regulation implementation in TÜV SÜD South Asia.

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