Covers the user’s nose and mouth and may or may not meet fluid barrier or filtration efficiency levels.
Not considered medical devices.
May be used by the general public and health care personnel.
A Surgical mask:
Mask covers the user’s nose and mouth and provides a physical barrier to fluids and particulate materials.
Intended for medical purposes.
Considered medical devices.
Mask meets certain fluid barrier protection standards and Class I or Class II flammability tests.
Considered personal protective equipment (PPE).
While a surgical mask may be effective in blocking splashes and large-particle droplets, they do not provide complete protection from germs and other contaminants because of the loose fit between the surface of the mask and your face.
The technical storage or access is strictly necessary for the legitimate purpose of enabling the use of a specific service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user, or for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network.
The technical storage or access is necessary for the legitimate purpose of storing preferences that are not requested by the subscriber or user.
The technical storage or access that is used exclusively for statistical purposes.The technical storage or access that is used exclusively for anonymous statistical purposes. Without a subpoena, voluntary compliance on the part of your Internet Service Provider, or additional records from a third party, information stored or retrieved for this purpose alone cannot usually be used to identify you.
The technical storage or access is required to create user profiles to send advertising, or to track the user on a website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes.