KN95 Respirator: Alternatives To N95

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CDC(Centers for disease control and prevention) of United states anounces KN95 respirator could be one of an alternative of N95 for Covid-19 coronavirus disease when N95 mask is short of supply. Click to original news.

Fortunately, we have plenty of KN95 and N95 face masks for wholesale, as well as many other covid-19 related equipment, these resources can help people around the world better prevent and resist the coronavirus.

For the standard of face mask, other countries approve respirators for occupational use and approve respirators to these standards. These products are evaluated using some methods similar to those used by NIOSH, and some methods that are different, but are expected to protect HCPs.

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These respirators are expected to provide protection to worker, those with equivalent or similar protection to NIOSH-approved respirators may be available to provide respiratory protection to workers exposed to harmful airborne particulate matter. These devices are expected to be suitable alternatives to provide protection during the COVID-19 response when supplies are short. The country, conformity assessment standards, acceptable product classifications, standards and guidance documents, and protection factor determination are provided in alphabetical order.

All of these respirators have protection factors of at least 10 in the countries listed below, as outlined in the standards and guidance documents specified.

CountryPerformance
Standard
Acceptable product
classifications
Standards/Guidance
Documents
Protection
Factor ≥ 10
AustraliaAS/NZS 1716:2012P3P2AS/NZS 1715:2009YES
BrazilABNT/NBR
13698:2011
PFF3PFF2Fundacentro CDU
614.894
YES
ChinaGB2626-2006KN 100 KP100
KN95 KP95
GB/T18664-2002YES
EuropeEN 149-2001FFP3FFP2EN 529:2005YES
JapanJMHLW-2000DS/DL3DS/DL2JIS T8150:2006YES
KoreaKMOEL-2017-64Special1stKOSHA GUIDE H-
82-2015
YES
MexicoNOM-116-2009N100, P100, R100
N99, P99, R99
N95, P95, R95
NOM-116YES
US NIOSH
Requirements
NIOSH approved 42CFR84N100, P100, R100
N99, P99, R99
N95, P95, R95
OSHA29CFR1910.134YES

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