Laws of Motion PPE – Surgical Gown Safety

Angie SzumlinskiHealth, News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting health care facility risk managers, procurement staff and health care providers that gowns sold as medical gowns including surgical gowns, sold by Laws of Motion PPE ( have potential quality issues that affect the level of fluid barrier protection. The FDA is recommending that gowns manufactured or sold by Laws of Motion PPE should not be used as personal protective equipment at this time while the FDA continues the investigation.

Please take care and audit your supplies of PPE to be sure you are not using these gowns; if you have them in stock, remove them immediately. Read the entire “Letter to Health Care Providers” published August 28, 2020 for more information.

Stay well, stay safe and stay tuned!