Elikem Kumordzie has had his “The Tailor’s Face Mask” approved by the FDA. The Food and Drugs Authority recently updated the list of authorized homemade face masks, face shields and protective gowns and Elikem’s products were a part of that list.
In a post on Instagram, Elikem said “FDA Approved. Finally.”
The initiative by the FDA to approve locally made face mask is to ease the pressure on the government providing face masks and protective gear for the entire nation.
The FDA has urged the public to go by the recommended three-layered face masks to effectively help in curbing the spread of the global pandemic.
The FDA, have urged the public to desist from using unauthorised face masks, stressing that in an attempt to contain the spread of the disease, many were producing it locally, the efficacy of which could not be ascertained.
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