Our fabric face mask features a washable and reusable 5-micron-rated polyester felt filter sewn inside an outer layer of moisture-wicking polyester/cotton blend scrub material. Designed with the option of 1/4" braided elastics that wrap around the head (not earloops) or durable fabric bias ties. Pliable dual-wire nose piece allows for facial conformity. Intended as source control to preserve limited resources. Independent lab testing demonstrates a 93.6% viral filtration efficiency (VFE), compared to 99% for an N95 mask and 61% for a standard 2-layered cloth mask.
Care Instructions: WASH before first use and then daily after use. Machine or hand washable, hang dry.
Orders over 20 items use the discount code MASKS4ALL to receive 20% off your entire order.
Made in Los Angeles, California. Shipping available within the United States. Allow 1 week for processing and shipping. All sales final, no returns or exchanges.
Disclaimer: These masks are NOT intended for use as PPE in the direct care of confirmed or suspected Covid-19 cases, or for procedures that are likely to generate a high concentration of respiratory aerosols (e.g. intubation, cardiopulmonary resuscitation). We ONLY recommend N95 respirators for direct Covid-19 contact. This product should not be used in a surgical setting or where significant exposure to liquid, bodily, or other hazardous fluids may be expected. It should also not be used in the presence of high intensity heat source or flammable gas.
I bought the previous filter mask with ear loops and like that model much better. The elastic around my head does not fit well.
We have over a dozen masks at our home and have shared over a dozen more since the beginning of the pandemic. The material has still held up well without any frays. The elastic has held up through many washes. I still prefer the behind the head band over the ear loops for all of my masks, which only 3MD has figured out. The customer service has been spot on with clear communication. I highly recommend 3MD for comfort, protection, and durability.
Great seal. Other masks would fog glasses, but this caused minimal fog.
The masks are very well-made and provide excellent filtration, feeling like a mask that actually protects the wearer instead of just protecting others from the wearer. The nose piece does help with fit and decreased fogging, but my glasses still fog and the mask is very warm, making it somewhat difficult to wear when doing more activity, i.e. going for longer walks outside. However, I still feel much safer with this mask on than a standard cloth mask.
As someone with a medical condition and a science doctorate, these well designed masks make me feel safe on outdoor walks. Admittedly, while it is a little difficult to breathe during strenuous activities, my partner and I have adapted to the resistance. I also appreciate the filtation evidence. The straps around the back of my head are very comfortable and secure. The flexible nose bridge does indeed prevent my glasses from fogging up.