Silver Embedded Anti-Microbial Face Mask (3-Pack)
Regular price $32.95 USD
These durable face masks are made from two layers of Silverplus® Anti-Microbial Technology treated fabric.
It prevents the growth of bacteria, viruses, and molds which cause unpleasant odors, discoloration, staining, deterioration and "maskne," the terrible acne breakouts that many people are getting from wearing and sweating in masks all day.
The anti-microbial properties of silver have been studied by researchers for years (see below). It kills many kinds of germs.
It is used:
- to treat public water systems in some places,
- in the International Space Station to kill germs,
- in many applications in hospitals to kill germs including in breathing tubes.
While we cannot guarantee this mask will kill disease because the government will shut us down if we do, silver is a well researched germ killer (see below).
These masks do provide a helpful layer! The less germs your body has to fight off the better.
Even if the only thing this mask does is help take care of/prevent your "maskne" then they will make this whole unrelenting situation just a little bit easier to deal with!
It features elastic ear loops and a center flat seam that ensure a close fit.
It's machine-washable and reusable without destroying the beneficial properties! Which means it can help you for many years beyond the pandemic. Great for flu season, air travel, going in public places overseas, etc.
Sold in a 3 pack.
The CDC now suggests wearing face cloth coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain, and it is mandated in many areas. This additional safety measure helps protect you in case you or others have coronavirus, but don't show any symptoms.
You should still follow other protective measures as well (like use elderberry syrup, etc.), and closely follow the latest recommendations from public health officials and the CDC to make an informed decision about how this product should be used.
This item takes aprx. 10 days to ship to the US. Due to corona virus please expect delays.
• Two layers of fabric
• Fabric: 100% polyester
• Finish: 95% cotton, 5% spandex
• Fabric produced with Silverplus® technology
• Contains a biocide for hygiene and freshness based on silver chloride
• Flat seam in the center of the mask
• Elastic ear loops
• Washable and reusable
• Made in the EU
• Sold in packs of 3
• The masks aren't medical equipment
• Supplier suggests size M for men and size S for women
|Center front height (inches)||5 ⅛||5 ½|
|Earloop width (inches)||2 ⅛||2 ⅜|
|Upper width (inches)||6 ¾||8 ¼|
Here are some research links into the usefullness of silver to kill germs if you would like to read up on it.
Lansdown AB (27 May 2010). Silver in Healthcare: Its Antimicrobial Efficacy and Safety in Use. Royal Society of Chemistry. ISBN 978-1-84973-006-8. Retrieved 20 January 2013.
Solsona F, Mendez JP (2003). "Water Disinfection" (PDF). World Health Organization.
Searle AB (1920). "Chapter IX: Colloidal Remedies and Their Uses". The Use of Colloids in Health and Disease. Gerstein-University of Toronto : Toronto Collection: London Constable & Co.
Li, Xiao; Yuan, Qiang; Wang, Li; Du, Liang; Deng, Lijing (2012). "Silver-coated endotracheal tube versus non-coated endotracheal tube for preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia among adults: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials". Journal of Evidence-Based Medicine. 5 (1): 25–30. doi:10.1111/j.1756-5391.2012.01165.x. PMID 23528117.
Kane, T.; Claman, F. (2012). "Silver tube coatings in pneumonia prevention". Nursing Times. 108 (36): 21–3. PMID 23035371.
World Health Organization (2019). World Health Organization model list of essential medicines: 21st list 2019. Geneva: World Health Organization. hdl:10665/325771. WHO/MVP/EMP/IAU/2019.06. License: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO.
Rosier, P. K. (2004). "Review: Silver alloy catheters are more effective than standard catheters for reducing bacteriuria in adults in hospital having short term catheterisation". Evidence-Based Nursing. 7 (3): 85. doi:10.1136/ebn.7.3.85. PMID 15252913.
"Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) display a broad spectrum of antibacterial and antifungal activities (Morones et al., 2005; Kim et al., 2007; Panacek et al., 2009; Namasivayam et al., 2011). Moreover, the advantage of using nanosilver is that it is comparatively less reactive than silver ions, and therefore, is well suited for its use in clinical and therapeutic applications (Kim et al., 2005; Chen and Schluesener, 2008). The antimicrobial activity of AgNPs has been tested against both, MDR and non-MDR strains of bacteria (Feng et al., 2000; Morones et al., 2005; Ayala-Nunez et al., 2009; Humberto et al., 2010; Ansari et al., 2011)."
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