Classification and standards of masks

Disposable Medical Mask: Disposable medical mask: It is suitable for sanitary protection in a general medical environment where there is no risk of body fluids and splashing, suitable for general diagnosis and treatment activities, and for general low flux and low concentration of pathogenic bacteria pollution.

Disposable Surgical Mask: Disposable surgical mask: It is more suitable for preventing blood, body fluids and splashes during invasive operations. It is mainly used for basic protection of medical staff and related personnel in medical institutions. General surgeons and infection departments Medical staff in the ward need to wear this mask.


N95: American implementation standard, certified by NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)

FFP2: European executive standard, derived from the executive standard of EU member states jointly developed by three organizations including the European Standards Institute. FFP2 masks refer to masks that meet the European (CEEN1409:2001) standard. The European standards for protective masks are divided into three levels: FFP1, FFP2, and FFP3. The difference from the American standard is that its detection flow rate is 95L/min, and DOP oil is used to generate dust.

P2: Australia and New Zealand implementation standards, derived from EU standards

KN95: China specifies and implements the standard, commonly known as the "national standard"

Post time: Jul-23-2020