Disposable Face Mask features
- 3-ply made with polypropylene fabric
- Comfortable elastic earloops
- Soft and Secure face fitting
- Helps filter out dust, bacteria, smoke & pollen
- Single-use Only
- Non-Medical Use Only
What is the difference between a Respirator Mask and a Surgical Mask?
A Respirator Mask is designed to protect the wearer from inhaling any airbourne particles or droplets and aerosols. A Surgical Mask is designed to primarily protect a patient from the exhaled droplets of the wearer’s nose and mouth. It can provide the wearer with some protection against larger droplets but is not as effective against finer aerosols.
3-ply Surgical Face Mask 95% BFE (50 pack)
Steps to putting on a face mask
Before putting on the mask, wash your hands for at least 20 seconds with soap and water, or rub your hands together thoroughly with alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
Check for defects in the face mask, such as tears or broken loops.
Position the colored side of the mask outward.
If present, make sure the metallic strip is at the top of the mask and positioned against the bridge of your nose.If the mask has:
- Ear loops: Hold the mask by both ear loops and place one loop over each ear.
- Ties: Hold the mask by the upper strings. Tie the upper strings in a secure bow near the crown of your head. Tie the bottom strings securely in a bow near the nape of your neck.
- Dual elastic bands: Pull the top band over your head and position it against the crown of your head. Pull the bottom band over your head and position it against the nape of your neck.
Mold the bendable metallic upper strip to the shape of your nose by pinching and pressing down on it with your fingers.
Pull the bottom of the mask over your mouth and chin.
Be sure the mask fits snugly.
Don’t touch the mask once in position.
If the mask gets soiled or damp, replace it with a new one.