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Where to buy P2 masks in South Africa

With recent concerns around the COVID-19 outbreak, you may want to consider investing in a proper face mask.

Face masks are a great option to limit exposure to outside particles, but be aware that not all masks are made equal. Simple cloth masks are not designed to filter out pollution or particulate matter, making them fairly useless in the face of a virus.

A P2 mask, on the other hand, is designed to filter out fine particles from the air and can offer wearers protection if they are properly fitted and airtight. Here’s where you can get one.

Just keep in mind that wearing a face mask isn’t a guarantee you won’t get infected. That said, it is still important for everyone to limit their exposure when outside, so please don’t stockpile. The World Health Organisation also recommends that masks should be worn in public where social distancing is not possible to help stop the spread of coronavirus.

Sites to buy P2 face masks online


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Amazon

With a huge range of sellers offering up wares, Amazon is guaranteed to have P2 masks available. You may have to wait longer for delivery than from other retailers, but it’s worth checking out if you can’t find them in stock elsewhere.

  • Free delivery on some items with Amazon Prime membership
  • Huge range available
  • See customer ratings before purchasing
Go to Amazon website

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eBay

While it might take a little longer to get your P2 mask delivered, eBay is never out of stock. You can also search by guaranteed delivery date to see which one will get to you the fastest.

  • Huge selection available
  • Free delivery on some items with eBay Plus membership
  • Different colours and designs available

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Bid or Buy

This eCommerce site doesn’t just let sellers put fixed prices on their items, but allows them to put anything up for auction as well. You can find amazing deals here by bidding low and keeping a close eye on your bids.

  • Quickly see what’s hot, what’s new, and what people are buying right now
  • Can add items to a watch list to keep track of price changes/new offers
  • See customer ratings before purchasing
Go to Bid or Buy's website

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AliExpress

AliExpress is a massive online retailer made up of thousands of smaller retailers. These often stock and sell P2 face masks so there’s an abundance of options available.

  • Huge selection of smaller retailers means there’s always stock
  • Easily compare prices
  • Constant sales make it easy to find the best deals
Go to AliExpress's website

Which of these retailers offer free delivery?

  • Amazon: Free on eligible items with Amazon Prime membership
  • eBay: Free on eligible items with eBay Plus membership
  • AliExpress: Delivery via the post office is free, but will take longer

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