Why N95 Face Mask Can Be Dangerous


Why You Should Avoid Wearing N95 Valved Face Mask

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]The Director-General of Health Services (DGHS) in India has advised the ministry of health about the public wearing N95 valved respirator face masks to protect from coronavirus.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]These valved respirator face masks are not suitable for public usage. They are suitable for designated health workers.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]N95 valved respirator mask is meant to protect from pollution and liquid on the face of the wearer.  This mask filters 95% airborne particles.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]They are also used by construction workers to save from dust particles at construction sites.

Masks with a one-way valve don’t filter particles when you exhale. That means it protects the wearer but not others and puts them at high risk.

The basic idea behind wearing a face mask is to protect the wearer and those around them. Therefore, this is not effective for containing the Covid-19 virus. So wearing a two-way valve is what preferred.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Hemp mask can be a possible solution

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Wearing a simple cotton-made face mask can serve the process, but it comes with its own set of problems. The environmental cost of wearing a cotton mask is very high.

Hemp mask can be a possible solution. They are biodegradable, double-layer, chemical-free, reusable and sustainable.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Also Read:  12 Reasons You Should Buy Hemp Face Mask Over Cotton Face Mask[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Research has proved that hemp fabric has the capacity tom kill many microbes present in the air. This is not the case with the cotton face masks.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]The surface of the cotton mask that covers our nose and face has a chemical dye that means harmful chemical aerosols enter your breath.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Hemp face masks, on the other hand. Has no such chemical dye. It’s, therefore, safe to wear.

Many people report hypoxia after wearing cotton face masks, this is not the case with hemp masks as they are breathable.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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