Face Mask 101

Since masks are everywhere now, how do you make sense of all the different styles and decoration options? Check out our handy guide.


A Guide to Wearing a Mask

Wearing a mask whenever you leave the house has become the new norm. In preventing the spread of the latest coronavirus pandemic, the government and partnering agencies have suggested, and in some places enforced, the wearing of a face mask when you are out in public.


A Need for See-Through Face Masks

While wearing masks has become a new norm that limits the spread of Covid-19, it has come to be a problem for some people.
With the masks covering up almost 50% of a person’s face, those that rely on reading lips to communicate are having difficulties doing so. These are often those with hearing disabilities.


All Masks Are Not Created Equal

Amidst the current pandemic, wearing a face mask has become the new normal. However, with different places beginning to reopen, the mask in general has become a huge debate topic.


The PPE Shortage in America

Even though the initial crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic is several months behind us, there is still a shortage of personal protective equipment, PPE, in America.


FDA Issues New Warning About Made in U.S.A. Hand Sanitizers

As reported poisonings from deficient hand sanitizer rise, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expanded its list of alleged toxic sanitizers to avoid, raised a new alarm about a chemical to look out for, and warned that some products on the market lack the required germ/virus-killing potency to be effective.

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What’s the Difference Between Products that Disinfect, Sanitize, and Clean Surfaces?

Who knew we’d all be so involved in the new language of this pandemic, like the differences between “disinfect” and “sanitize”.

Yep, there’s a difference. And it matters.

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FDA Advises Consumers to Stay Away from Some Hand Sanitizers

FDA is alerting consumers of Saniderm Products and UVT Inc.’s voluntary recall of Saniderm Advanced Hand Sanitizer.


NIOSH-Approved N95 Particulate Filtering Facepiece Respirators

The N95 respirator is the most common of the seven types of particulate filtering facepiece respirators. This product filters at least 95% of airborne particles but is not resistant to oil.

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FDA Temporarily Relaxes Hand Sanitizer Ethanol Restrictions to Increase Supply

As part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s ongoing commitment to address the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the agency has issued two guidance documents to communicate its policy for the temporary manufacture of certain alcohol-based hand sanitizer products.


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