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Where to buy KN95 masks online in New Zealand
If you're looking for a industry-standard KN95 masks, these retailers that will ship them right to your door.
KN95 masks are performance-tested, particulate-filtering masks used to filter out around 95% of airborne particulates and are often used to help stop the spread of disease.
The advice from the World Health Organisation is that masks should be worn in public where social distancing is not possible to help stop the spread of coronavirus. Currently, there are mask mandates in place in New Zealand that everyone 12 years of age and older must comply with. You should also wash your hands regularly with soap and water or use hand sanitiser.
If COVID-19 is spreading in your community and you would like to invest in a KN95 mask, find out which online retailers have them in stock in this guide.
Where to buy KN95 masks
- Capes Medical
- InSinc Cleaning & Hygiene Supplies
- Office Max
- Annah Stretton
- St John
- Mitre 10
- NZ Safety Blackwoods
- The Beauty Lounge
- All Round Safety
- Amare Safety
This huge online marketplace is a go-to for all things PPE. Purchase a pack of N95 or P2 face masks to be delivered right to your door. Fast delivery options available.
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What's the difference between a P2, FFP2, KN95 and N95 face mask?Depending on your location, different face mask types are more widely used. For example, in the United States and Canada, N95 are common; in Australia and New Zealand you'll see P2 masks more often; in China, KN95 is the standard. Mask manufacturer 3M, which specialises in filtering facepiece respirators (FFR) masks, offers the following explanation of the main differences between each mask type.
|Filter performance||≥ 95%||≥ 95%||≥ 95%||≥ 94%||≥ 94%||≥ 95%|
|Test agent||NaCl||NaCl and paraffin oil||NaCl||NaCl||NaCl and paraffin oil||NaCl|
|Flow rate||85 L/min||95 L/min||85 L/min||95 L/min||95 L/min||85 L/min|
|Total inward leakage (TIL)||N/A||≤ 8% leakage||≤ 8% leakage||≤ 8% leakage||≤ 8% leakage||Inward Leakage measured and included in User Instructions|
|Inhalation resistance||≤ 343 Pa||≤ 70 Pa (at 30L/min)≤ 240 Pa (at 95 L/min)≤ 500 Pa (clogging)||≤ 350 Pa||≤ 70 Pa (at 30L/min)≤ 240 Pa (at 95L/min)||≤ 70 Pa (at 30L/min)≤ 240 Pa (at 95L/min)||≤ 70 Pa (w/valve)≤ 50 Pa (no valve)|
|Flow rate||85L/min||Varied – seeabove||85L/min||Varied – seeabove||Varied – seeabove||40L/min|
|Exhalation resistance||≤ 245 Pa||≤ 300 Pa||≤ 250 Pa||≤ 120 Pa||≤ 300 Pa||≤ 70 Pa (w/valve) ≤ 50 Pa (no valve)|
|Exhalation valve leakage requirement||Leak rate ≤ 30mL/min||N/A||Depressurization to 0 Pa ≥ 20 sec||Leak rate ≤ 30mL/min||Visual inspection after 300L /min for 30 sec||Depressurization to 0 Pa ≥ 15sec|
|Force applied||-245 Pa||N/A||-1180 Pa||-250 Pa||N/A||-1,470 Pa|
|CO2 clearance requirement||N/A||≤ 1%||≤ 1%||≤ 1%||≤ 1%||≤ 1%|
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