The Department of Education has today, Thursday 29 October, written to all schools to advise them of changes to the approved list of products on the Education Sector PPE procurement agreement, and the steps they can take to procure new stock if they need to. Suppliers on the agreement have committed to swift processing of orders and delivery to support schools.
Following the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine instruction to cease the use of all ViraPro products on Friday 23 October, the Department of Education immediately commenced a review of biocidal products included in the Education Sector PPE procurement agreement.
The review has been undertaken in consultation with the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine, which is the regulator in Ireland for biocidal products. Read press release