26 Jan, 2021 22:45 am

FFP2 masks: What’s an FFP2 mask? Should I buy one?

FFP2 masks: What’s an FFP2 mask? Should I buy one?
FFP2 masks are mandatory on public transport and in shops in Germany and Austria. What is an FFP2 mask, should I buy one?

Cloth face coverings are no longer good enough in Austria and Germany, with citizens now forced to wear medical-grade FFP2 masks on public transport, in shops, businesses, pharmacies, hospitals and doctors  explains everything you need to know about FFP2 masks.FFP2 masks are compulsory in most public settings in Austria and Germany, and there’s a good reason for it.FFP2 masks are a type of medical respirator mask, just like FFP3, N95 and N99 masks.

According to the World Health Organisation, medical masks such as FFP2 masks are: composed of 3 layers of synthetic nonwoven materials configured to have filtration layers sandwiched in the middle available in different thicknesses have various levels of fluid-resistance and filtration READ MORE-  Supermarket face mask rules as inspectors are sent to enforce them FFP2 masks: FFP2 masks are mandatory in some parts of Europe Sign up for FREE now and never miss the top Royal stories again.FFP2 masks: FFP2 masks provide more protection than fabric masks READ MORE How often should you wash your face mask?

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