HanesBrands Begins Production of Medical Gowns in Addition to Cloth Face Coverings to Supplement Personal Protection Supply During COVID-19 Pandemic
More than 20 million reusable long-sleeve medical gowns to be delivered to
Production of more than 320 million cloth face coverings for the
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HanesBrands has delivered more than 60 million cloth face coverings of the more than 320 million it is manufacturing for the
Hanes has already produced and delivered more than 60 million cloth face coverings for the
Hanes is producing the reusable face coverings and gowns in accordance with efforts by the
Hanes is also rapidly securing additional manufacturing capacity to meet surging demand for face masks and other garments from consumers, retailers and business-to-business customers, including employers preparing to reopen business operations.
“Our employees have gone to extraordinary lengths to meet the challenge of very quickly pivoting our production to large quantities of face coverings and medical gowns,” said
The long-sleeve medical gowns are made from fabric designed to be splash resistant and can be washed and reused. They will be distributed by
The FDA issued an emergency use authorization for face masks, including cloth face coverings, in response to concerns about insufficient supply and availability for use by members of the general public and healthcare personnel for source control. Face masks, including cloth face coverings, when used as source control, may help in preventing or slowing the spread of COVID-19. These face masks are not authorized to be personal protective equipment. They are not a substitute for filtering face piece respirators or for surgical face masks. For more, visit the FDA’s FAQs on Emergency Use Authorization for Face Masks (Non-surgical).
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