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Change Number: DFARS Change 04/25/2024
Effective Date: 04/25/2024

225.7023-1 Definitions.

225.7023-1 Definitions.

As used in this section—

“Covered item” means an article or item of—

(1) Personal protective equipment for use in preventing spread of disease, such as by exposure to infected individuals or contamination or infection by infectious material, including—

(i) Nitrile and vinyl gloves;

(ii) Surgical masks;

(iii) Respirator masks and powered air purifying respirators and required filters;

(iv) Face shields and protective eyewear;

(v) Surgical and isolation gowns and head and foot coverings; or

(vi) Clothing; and

(vii) The materials and components thereof, other than sensors, electronics, or other items added to and not normally associated with such personal protective equipment or clothing; or

(2) Sanitizing and disinfecting wipes, testing swabs, gauze, and bandages.


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