ISKO Vital+ Blog

A word of caution – we’re all in this together

As countries like the UK and US are seeing success in battling COVID and vaccine rollouts are now open to over 40s, it is easy to see the ‘light at the end of the tunnel’. Shops are re-opening, people are meeting outside for a picnic or drink at...

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ISKO and Earth Day: Saving waste. Saving wildlife. Stopping the spread.

Citing a recent study from the University of Denmark, Science Daily reported that an estimated 129 billion face masks - most of which are disposable - are worn globally every month. This translates roughly to 3 million masks being worn per minute.  Even if only half of those...

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(M)Ask the Expert answers: What are German Certified Face Masks?

(M)Ask the expert explains our new masks for the German market and addresses the dangers of misinformation in today’s Q&A:   Q: I’ve noticed that you are selling specific masks for Germany on your site. Why is this and what does it mean for those of us outside...

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ISKO Vital+ masks are open for business

With COVID cases on the rise again and new lockdown rules being debated in Germany and other countries, safety measures like wearing face masks, hand washing and social distancing to help #StopTheSpread of the virus are as important one year on as they were at the start of...

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Does ‘double masking’ offer more protection?

In the weeks following the US presidential inauguration and the recent report by the US Center for Disease Control, talk and speculation about whether wearing two masks offers better protection than a single mask has been rife. The idea of ‘double masking’ – wearing a disposable, medical mask...

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A guide to European standards

With safety and #StoppingTheSpread our number one priorities at ISKO Vital+, we are extremely proud to have successfully completed the rigorous testing process to become the first company to receive the new NEN Dutch certification for community face covers.  We are already getting questions from customers and the...

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Meet Christa Bösch - one half of innovative fashion brand Ottolinger

Founded by Swiss-born duo Christa Bosch and Cosima Gadient in 2016, fashion brand Ottolinger has become known for a mix of innovation, craft and cool. It’s been nominated for the prestigious LVMH Prize in 2018, and worn by celebrities including Kim Kardashian and Bella Hadid. Bosch and Gadient...

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We are the first to receive NEN certification

We are very pleased to announce that Retail Platform Solutions B.V. ("ISKO VITAL") is the first company to receive NEN certification - the recently established Dutch standard for community face covers. The certification is based on the NEN-spec 1-2 that aims to ensure the quality and efficiency of community...

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Unmasking our experts

At ISKO Vital+ our people are as important to us as the products they create, so here’s a chance to give you a peek ‘behind the masks’ and to meet the team that make what we do possible. First up is our medical business lead and resident (M)Ask...

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The power of partnerships – Sanitized® and ISKO Vital+™

At ISKO Vital+ we know that partnering with experts not only provides opportunities to scale our growing business, but also the best way to deliver the highest quality products to our customers. We have worked together with Swiss antimicrobial hygiene experts, SANITIZED AG to integrate their silver-based patented...

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