Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you probably are aware of the current global pandemic knows as Covid-19. Currently, this virus is spreading at a quick rate worldwide. The virus is now in many countries around the world and many are putting into place self-isolation and quarantine procedures. This virus is especially dangerous for elderly people and individuals with prior respiratory conditions. In order to prevent the spread of the virus people are [...]

It is Time to Use KN95 Mask

KN95 Mask Face Protective Mask (1) N95 vs. KN95 Mask Due to the shortage of N95 masks, we have to consider using equally effective alternate options. N95 is a certification issued by US authorities. Masks that have equally effective properties as N95 masks go by different names in different countries based on their independent certification systems. (KN95 – China, P2 – AS/NZ, 1st Class – Korea, DS FFRs – Japan). Considering the life and death situation we face in the hospitals, [...]

What is the Difference Between N95 and KN95

  KN95 Respirator Disposable Protective Face Mask (2) KN95 Respirator Disposable Protective Face Mask (3)In summary, different countries use different codes and numbers to name their respiratory face mask. They are all very similar. Please use the table below to compare, in summary, they are almost the same. N95 (United States NIOSH-42CFR84) FFP2 (Europe EN 149-2001) KN95 (China GB2626-2006) P2 (Australia/New Zealand AS/NZA 1716:2012) Korea 1st class (Korea KMOEL – 2017-64) DS (Japan JMHLW-Notification 214, 2018) As shown in the following summary table, respirators certified as meeting these [...]