Product related Information regarding SARS-CoV-2

Medical products
Special approvals for urgently needed medical products
BfArM Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte

Information on DIY masks („Community-Masks“), medical face masks (MNS) and filtering half masks (FFP2 und FFP3)
BfArM Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte

Use and bringing into market of filtering half masks/Medical face masks and other Personal Protective Equipment
Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin

recognising conformity of filtering half masks (FFP2 etc.) (german only)

COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION (EU) 2020/403 of 13 March 2020 on conformity assessment and market surveillance procedures within the context of the COVID-19 threat

Simplified testing procedures for Corona SARS-Cov-2 pandemic Medical face masks
Zentralstelle der Länder für Sicherheitstechnik

Accredited laboratories for testing of Medical face masks
European Accreditation

DIN offers standards for medical equipment free of charge
DIN e.V.

Transport of (potentialy) infectious substances
Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur

Transport of medical waste contaminated with SARS-CoV-2 (Allgemeinverfügung)
Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung


Product Contact Points
In all EU member states

TBT Enquiry Point Deutschland
National enquiry point for technical barriers to trade at DIN Software GmbH

National information centre for producers, importers and users of chemical substances

BAuA Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Notified body for the safety of technical work equipment and consumer products (webpages in German)

Customs' Central Enquiries Service
Central information desk of the German customs administration

DAkkS - German Accreditation Body
The national accreditation body

German Business Portal (single point of contact)
Information on bringing services to Germany

Market surveillance of technical products

Rapid Alert System for non-food consumer products