Frequently Asked Questions about Respiratory Masks
What is an N-95 medical mask used for?
N95 respirators are personal protective equipment that is used to protect the wearer from airborne particles, dust & liquid contaminating the face.
Do surgical masks really protect you from germs?
Yes, surgical masks can help in protecting from germs, yet they are not full proof. You must follow the instructions & guidelines by doctors.
How long can I wear an N95 mask?
It is best advised to wear an N95 mask whenever you go out of your house. However, after 6-8 hours of usage, the mask must be replaced.
How are N95 masks different from dust masks?
N95 masks are designed to give a high amount of protection from airborne particles. They can provide 95% protection whereas dust masks are best suitable for collecting dust particles.