Do Pollution Masks Really Work?

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Aranarth

I started wearing a 3M 7502 (7500 Series) respirator. I have two pratical options available plus a super safe one.
1) with the 2097 filter (P100 filter class plus carbon). Advantage: filter class highest. Or
2) the 6001 CN (carbon filter) plus the 5N11 CN (N95 filter class). Advantage: easier to breathe and huge carbon filter.
3) There’s also the possibility to combine the 6001 with the 2097 but its quite heavy and hard to breathe. Advantage highest particulate filter class plus big carbon filter. Disadvantage: no sports, e.g. riding bike, comfortably possible.

What do you think about that?

Jake

It does seem likely that particles in masks will work their way loose under suction at some point and be inhaled. What would prevent this? Is there gluey stuff in the masks? Does the testing you speak of test this?

In fact, the instructions for my surgical mask say to wear the mask once only, suggesting another issue.

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Emeric Moussalli

Hello, also the leak is more predictable on the exhale time than on inhale time due to a suction phenomenon right ?