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Where to buy N95, P2 and KN95 face masks online

What's the difference between these mask types and where can you buy them?

Retailers are offering delivery and click and collect services but some orders are taking longer than usual with the increased demand for online shopping. You may experience delays with orders coming from overseas retailers as there are limited flights coming into New Zealand.

Some of the most effective face masks include P2, KN95, and surgical masks. Here’s where you can buy these types of masks online and have them delivered to your door.


Where to buy P2, N95 and KN95 face masks online


Disposable Protective Face Mask

TheMarket

Pick up a pack of 20 KN95 masks at TheMarket, a New Zealand-based online marketplace for household and personal goods.

  • Own it now, pay later with Zip
  • Delivery in two to four days
  • Free shipping for TheMarket Club members
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N95 Particulate Respirator Mask

Dick Smith

Electronics retailer Dick Smith might not be the first place you’d think of to purchase an N95 mask, but you can purchase packs of 20, 25, 40 or 50 in the online store.

  • Fast dispatch
  • Small and bulk packs

Wiggle KN95 mask

Wiggle

Sports and outdoor retailer Wiggle has KN95 masks available in packs of 10 or 20. Masks have a 4-layer filtration system and are easily adjustable.

  • Priority delivery within 5 days
  • Free delivery on orders over $199
  • Other mask types available
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KN95 Respirator Mask

iHerb

Natural health product provider iHerb sells bulk packs of KN95 masks at competitive prices.

  • Free shipping on orders over $60.76
  • Packs of 5 or 30
  • Other mask types available
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MiniInTheBox KN95 face mask

MiniInTheBox

At MiniInTheBox you’ll find packs of 20 KN95 masks among the range of face cover options available.

  • Expedited shipping
  • Secure online payments
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P2 Mask

AliExpress

Chinese retailer AliExpress has a range of KN95 masks and disposable face masks at seriously competitive prices. Shop both individual masks and bulk packs here.

  • Free shipping
  • Flash sales
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Lady Wearing N95 Mask

eBay

eBay’s marketplace means that its stock selection is fluid. If you can’t see bulk packs of P2 masks in stock, check back in a few days’ time to see if more have been added to the site.

  • Good option for buying in bulk
  • Some sellers deliver to New Zealand
  • Huge selection of items
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P2 Mask

DHgate

Online marketplace DHgate has hundreds of protective masks available, including small and bulk packs of KN95 masks.

  • Free shipping
  • Seven-day returns policy
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Respirator Dust Mask

LifePac

At LifePac, you can purchase N95/P2 masks as well as survival kits for emergency situations.

  • Free shipping
  • Secure online payments

Kn95 Mask

Primepac

Primepac has all kinds of personal protective equipment including KN95 masks in packs of 20.

  • Free nationwide delivery
  • Same-day dispatch from Auckland or Christchurch
  • 100% guarantee

Pro Dust Masks

Active Safety

You’ll find a complete range of PPE at Active Safety, including N95 masks and earloop medical masks.

  • $7 standard delivery
  • 14-day returns policy
  • Secure online payments

Looking for where to buy cloth masks online instead?

Read our full guide on where you can buy cloth masks online today in New Zealand.


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.
Certification/Class
N95
FFP2
KN95
P2
Korea 1st Class
DS
Filter performance ≥ 95%≥ 95%≥ 95%≥ 94%≥ 94%≥ 95%
Test agentNaClNaCl and paraffin oilNaClNaClNaCl and paraffin oilNaCl
Flow rate85 L/min95 L/min85 L/min95 L/min95 L/min85 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 rate85L/minVaried – seeabove85L/minVaried – seeaboveVaried – seeabove40L/min
Exhalation resistance ≤ 245 Pa≤ 300 Pa≤ 250 Pa≤ 120 Pa≤ 300 Pa≤ 70 Pa (w/valve) ≤ 50 Pa (no valve)
Flow rate85L/min160L/min85L/min85L/min160L/min40L/min
Exhalation valve leakage requirementLeak rate ≤ 30mL/minN/ADepressurization to 0 Pa ≥ 20 secLeak rate ≤ 30mL/minVisual inspection after 300L /min for 30 secDepressurization to 0 Pa ≥ 15sec
Force applied-245 PaN/A-1180 Pa-250 PaN/A-1,470 Pa
CO2 clearance requirementN/A≤ 1%≤ 1%≤ 1%≤ 1%≤ 1%
Source: 3M

When should or shouldn’t I use a P2, N95 or KN95 face mask in New Zealand?

The advice about face mask use in New Zealand can change at any time depending on whether we have community spread of the virus. You can find the most up-to-date information on the Ministry of Health website.

Masks are most effective when used in combination with frequent hand washing or use of an alcohol-based hand sanitiser.

You can find out more information on when and how to use masks here on the World Health Organization’s site.


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