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The difference between respirators (KN95, N95) and Surgical

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KN95 Reusable respirator Masks

MORE ABOUT THE KN95 MASK

  • KN95 = N95 = FFP2
  • The FDA now approves KN95 for the USA 
  • Here's the link https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kenbensinger/the-fda-now-says-it-will-allow-imports-of-kn95-masks-an
  • The KN95 Mask is the Chinese version of the USA N95 and European FFP2 Masks.  
  • All 3 are designed to capture at least 95% of particles 0.3 microns (300 NM) or larger.  
  • The KN95 is make of 4 layers  nonwoven fabrics.    Each layer has a unique purpose   
  • The  layer construction heat sealed , not stitched, including attaching the ear loops (no staples)
  • The ear loops are flap shaped, not round ,which makes them more comfortable to wear behind the ears as they don't cut into the skin.
  • The KN95 design is soft and flexible and more comfortable to wear than the clamshell moulded designs.
  • This KN95 design does not have a breathing valve.     A breathing valve only improves air flow.    It has nothing to do with particle filtration.

COMPLIANCE WITH FDA and CE INDUSTRY STANDARDS

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  • The Chinese manufacturer of my KN95s  is registered with the FDA and certified by the CE the European Standard,      You will find these FDA & CE logos  on the lower right hand corner of the package.      
  • I have copies of their FDA/CE Certificates of Compliance.     
  • These KN95's not counterfeit masks.       They are highest quality... the real thing.     You can trust they perform as promised.


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-- NIOSH NOT APPROVED --

  • Please Note - My manufacturer has informed me  their KN95 mask has not been tested and approved by NIOSH.      
  • I have no problem with this.    Why?     What else are we going to wear!      A surgical mask, a scarf, a folded piece of cloth!      Not going to get the job done and prevent the coronavirus from entering i