Respilon's new eco-friendly face mask blocks 99.9% of viruses, bacteria and other dangerous particles, including COVID-19. RESPILON’s RespiPro VK Mask filters out over 99% of viruses, bacteria, air pollution, allergens and fine dust. It physically blocks Covid-19 particles thanks to its tiny 0.01 micrometer-wide filter pores and copper oxide technology.
GP Dr Nisa Aslam explains that these masks protect professional staff as well as the general public. ‘The entire mask is a single large protective RESPILON nanofibre two-way filter that’s light and incredibly breathable, plus they are re-usable which is essential as we live with COVID-19. RESPILON’s RespiPro VK Masks work well for those workers who wear a mask continually, as well as the general population who need to feel safe and protected when they leave home. Importantly, these masks are certified PPE as a filtering mask to help protect against Covid-19.’
Additionally, with disposable masks adding to the plastic pollution problem, the RespiPro VK Mask offers 30 hours of protection replacing on average 10 disposable masks. This reduces mask wastage and environmental impact by 90%.
How does the RespiPro VK Mask work?
The advanced RESPILON® nanofibre filtration technology is placed between two layers of
RESPILON’s Accelerated Copper Oxide (ACuO) virus-deactivating material. This patented ACuO technology offers stronger protection over other virus killing technology such as silver and zinc as copper possesses anti-viral properties. The RESPILON technology contains an accelerator to boost the efficacy of copper, making it even more effective against bacterial, fungal and viral activity.
Dr Aslam adds that many other toxic compounds are also physically blocked by the nanofibre filter.
There is a growing trend across Europe for certified protective masks to be worn instead of consumer fabric masks, Germany has made masks with a minimum of 94% filtration (FFP2) mandatory on public transport with other countries such as France looking to follow. RespiPro VK masks block 99% of virus particles.
The RESPILON nanofibre filters actually work best in humid conditions. This makes them perfect for professional use where a mask wearer needs protection over a long period of time.
Produced in Europe, the RespiPro VK masks are so highly praised that one thousand of them are being used at the Millennium Point COVID-19 Vaccination Centre in Birmingham. These protect marshals and other site staff involved in the Birmingham vaccination programme.
‘We needed a highly protective mask for staff on site at the vaccination centre’, says Linda Degg, Millennium Point Facilities Manager. I heard about the RespiPro VK Masks from our Health and Safety partners, the Compliance Standard Group, as an option that not only offers viral protection and excellent filtration, but is reusable.’
The RespiPro VK Mask comes in two adult sizes; medium and large. To ensure the perfect fit, a small plastic clip included in each pack allows the wearer to tighten the straps around the back of their head so the mask is sealed firmly to the face. RRP £16.50 per 2- pack.
A portion of RESPILON’s worldwide profits are donated to climate change causes and disability charities and the majority of their technology is 100% recyclable
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