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Arctic Trading Canada reusable cloth mask, disposable mask, sanitizer dispenser, COVID PPE supplies and medical supplies

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Guide to Disposable Face Mask Selection and Use

Select the right mask for the task! With face mask being worn in more places than before, choosing the right mask that gives full protection for your everyday needs can be daunting experience especial if you're not quite familiar with level of protection each mask gives. To save you from all the trouble the right mask for each task we have come up with a guide chart that can guide you to choose the best filtration protection level required from non-medical mask, medical level mask ASTM level 1,2,3 and N95.

N95

NIOSH Approved N95 Particulate Respirator

High Fluid Resistance   - 160 mmHg

Filtration Efficiency       -  PFE =99.9% @0.1 micron

Breath-ability - Delta P > 5.0 mm H2O/cm2

Flame Speed                  - Class 1

Maximum Filtration

For use when treating patients with airborne diseases eg TB or influenza


Meets CE0121 - in reference to EN 149:2001 FFP2 NR.

ASTM LEVEL 3

High Fluid Resistance - 160 mmHg

Filtration Efficiency     -  BFE ≥ 98%

                                      -  PFE ≥ 98% @ 0.1 micron

Breath-ability - Delta P< 5.0 mm H2O/cm 2

Flame Speed - Class 1

High Fluid Resistance

Ideal for procedures where HEAVY to moderate amounts of fluid spray and/or aerosols are produced.


Meets EN14683 Rating - Type IIR Standard

ASTM LEVEL 2

Moderate Fluid Resistance - 120 mmHg

Filtration Efficiency     -  BFE ≥ 98%

                                      -  PFE ≥ 98% @ 0.1 micron

Breath-ability - Delta P< 5.0 mm H2O/cm 2

Flame Speed - Class 1

Moderate Fluid Resistance

Ideal for procedures where MODERATE to light amounts of fluid, spray and/or aerosols are produced.


Meets EN14683 Rating - Type IIR Standard

ASTM LEVEL 1

Low Fluid Resistance - 80 mmHg

Filtration Efficiency    - BFE ≥ 95%

                                     - PFE ≥ 95% @ 0.1 micron

Breath-ability - Delta P< 4.0 mm H2O/cm 2

Flame Speed - Class 1

Low Fluid Resistance

Ideal for procedures where LOW to light amounts of fluid, spray and/or aerosols are produced.


Meets EN14683 Rating - Type II Standard

Surgical Molded Utility Mask

LOW PERFORMANCE

No Performance Level

Filtration Efficiency  -    N/A

*Unless mask manufacturer certifies mask meets ASTM performance Level 1*

Physical Barrier Only

Ideal as a comfortable substitute for ear-loop face masks. This mask is a physical barrier for exams and visitations or for dry short procedures that do not produce fluid, spray or aerosols.

Utility Mask (Tissue)

MINIMUM PERFORMANCE

No Performance Level

Filtration Efficiency - N/A


Physical Barrier Only

Ideal as a physical barrier for exams and visitations or for dry, short procedures that do not produce fluid, spray or aerosols.

Guide to face mask selection

Select The Right Mask For The Task!

Choosing the right mask for the task is the first line of defense for your safety and those around you.

APLOMB FACE MASK FEATURES

Each box of Aplomb face mask comes in bilingual translation English and French. Couple size options are available to order includes kids size and adults size. Kids face mask size measurements are 14.5cm * 9cm and adults face mask measurements are 17.5cm * 9.5cm. Aplomb face mask are high quality face mask that have passed ASTM LEVEL1 TESTING.