Masks explained.
N95 paper masks are designed to protect the patient from the exhaled microorganisms from the healthcare provider.
•N95 (United States NIOSH-42CFR84) •FFP2 (Europe EN 149-2001) •KN95 (China GB2626-2006) • P2 (Australia/New Zealand AS/NZA 1716:2012) •Korea 1st class (Korea KMOEL – 2017-64) •DS (Japan JMHLW-Notification 214, 2018) Respirators certified as meeting these standards can be expected to function very similarly to one another, based on the performance requirements stated in the standards and confirmed during conformity testing.