Our new service: testing and certification for community masks


Our parent company, the Hohenstein Institute tests and certifies community masks, which are suitable for private use.

Benefits of the HOHENSTEIN Quality Label:

  • Guarantee of product quality and durability
  • Protection from unwanted residues from chemical substances
  • Clear product information
  • Marketing aid and clear differentiation from the competition
  • Safety against suppliers

Test content:

  • Breathability: performance characteristics such as breathing activity
  • Washability incl. colour-fastness
  • Fit: visual characteristics
  • Statutory requirements

Flexible expansion of the quality label, by testing for:

  • Harmful substances, certifying according to STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX ®
  • Cytotoxicity (Exclusion of cell damage).


For further information and enquiries, please contact:

Ágnes Kovács

Head of Department of Material Testing and Engineering



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