Do Pollution Masks Really Work?

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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 ?

dhar.vikram

I am writing from Delhi and I have used a Vogmask which according to the above data is 95% effective. This may be true but I have two comments: a) for my face, even the largest Vogmask available does not come below my chin (I have a big nose & big face!) b) when I am wearing my Vogmask and spectacles together, the spectacles fog over – meaning some of my exhaled air is reaching the glass of the specs. I would conclude that the fit of the mask around the bridge of my nose is not effective and that… Read more »