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UNBS certifies four (4) more companies to produce Non-Medical Facemasks

  4th June , 2020 ,       Hits: 1913

Kampala, 04 June 2020 - The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has certified four (4) more companies to produce non-medical facemasks as of 2nd June 2020, bringing the total number of certified non-medical facemasks manufactures to ten (10).

This is in line with the UNBS mandate of consumer protection, aimed at protecting Ugandans from buying substandard non-medical facemasks which could be harmful to their health, in the wake of COVID-19.

The updated list of certified companies includes;

No.

Holding Company

Certified Products

Product Brand

Location

1

Lida Packaging Products Ltd

Non-medical face masks made from 100% polypropylene (Four layers)

Lida

Plot 185, Kampala - Jinja road, Mbalala

2

Southern range Nyanza Limited

Non medical face masks made from a blend of  65% polyester and 35% Cotton (Two layers)

Nytil

Plot 35, Yusuf Lule Road-Jinja, Njeru, Buikwe District

3

Evergreen Safaries limited

Non medical face masks made from a blend of 65% Polyester and 35% Cotton

Ever green

Mutundwe Nalumuye -Jomayi Estate

4

Jude color solutions Limited

Non medical face masks made from a blend of 65% polyester and 35% cotton (Two layers)

Jcs

Plot 6 Johnson street, Kampala

  5

Winfred Fashion designers Limited

Non medical face masks made from a blend of 65% Polyester and 35% Cotton (Two layers)

 

Ntinda Bukoto road , Plot 4090

6

Fine Spinners Limited

Non medical face masks made from a 100%  Knitted Cotton (Two layers)

Fine Spinners Knitted

Plot 33A-41ASpring road, KiswaZone Bugolobi

       7

Beier Safety and Security Limited

Non medical face masks made from a blend of  65% polyester and 35% Cotton (Two layers)

 

Plot 71 Nkurumah Road, Sal Building

       8

Graphic systems (U) Ltd

Non medical face masks made from a blend of  65% polyester and 35% Cotton (Two layers)

 

Plot 8 Buvuma road, Luzira

       9

Unique Uniform Manufacturer Ltd

Non medical face masks made from a blend of  65% polyester and 35% Cotton (Two layers)

 

Uganda House

     10

Sigma Knitting Industries Limited

Non medical face masks made from a blend of  65% polyester and 35% Cotton (Two layers)

Sigma

Plot 6, Kimaka Industrial Area

So far, over 60 companies have applied for certification, thus, the number of companies certified to manufacture non-medical facemasks is expected to increase. UNBS will therefore issue updated lists periodically.

About UNBS

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body responsible for developing, promoting and enforcing standards in protection of public health and safety, and the environment against dangerous and sub-standard products.

For more information, please contact:

Sylvia Kirabo,

Principal Public Relations Officer,

Uganda National Bureau of Standards,

Bweyogerere Industrial Park,

Plot 2 - 12, Kyaliwajala Road,

P.O Box 6329 Kampala, Uganda

Tel: 0703196903

E-mail: sylvia.kirabo@unbs.go.ug

Website: www.unbs.go.ug