How does the Shield™ Level 3 surgical mask compare to a medical grade N95 respirator?
The Shield High-Efficiency Face Mask is the best level of protection available in a disposable pleated face mask short of N95 medical respirators.
|SHIELD HIGH-EFFICIENCY LEVEL 3 SURGICAL FACE MASK||N95 MEDICAL RESPIRATOR|
|Single use disposable.||Single use disposable.|
|Particle filtration at 98% or greater.||Particle filtration at 95% or greater.|
|High level of fluid resistance.||High level of fluid resistance.|
|Improved fit with less leakage at sides and edges when compared to other surgical mask designs.||When fit tested with user seal check, minimal leakage around edges.|
|No fit testing required.||OSHA mandated fit testing.|
U.S. based manufacturer, reliable supply chain, lower cost per piece.
|Uneven availability and higher cost per piece.|