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Protective Health Gear's (PHG's) Model 5160 N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators are NIOSH-approved (approval number TC-84APH15) and are manufactured in the USA. These masks fold flat and are individually packaged so you can easily stash them in your pocket or purse when you are on the go. The latex-free elasticized head straps are fusion welded and staple-free for durability and comfort. The four layers of filtration include an extra soft inner layer that feels great on your face. An adjustable metal nosepiece and inner foam nose cushion help ensure a good fit. A PDF file containing the instructions, cautions/limitations, manufacturer information and NIOSH approval information is available for download.
These masks are designed to protect the wearer against non-oil-based particles as small as 0.3 microns, while still allowing the user full, deep breaths of clean, fresh air. They are ideal for applications in the healthcare, pharmaceutical, aviation, construction, automotive, manufacturing, government, food processing sectors and more. N95 filtering respirators filter at least 95% of airborne particles. NIOSH has a convenient discussion of particulate filtering respirator classifications on their web site.
These vertical duckbill style masks are normally sold in boxes of 50 and cases of 1,000, but we are also offering them in 2 and 5-packs so you can try them out on an affordable basis before committing to a larger quantity. For case quantity purchases ($3,975 per case of 1,000 masks) please contact us by phone or email. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. WE CAN NOT ACCEPT RETURNS ON THIS ITEM.
Yes, these are more than twice the price of our Bielcor B201 N95's (item # 11156). PHG is new to the market and has positioned this as a premium USA-made product that is readily available. Our pricing reflects our cost on this product, not our profit, which is quite modest by retail standards. For more on PHG, check out this recent news report on the company.
Technical Note 1: The metal nosepiece is folded nearly flat when new. While this product is intended to be disposable, if you plan to reuse the mask we recommend that you do not refold the nosepiece between wearings to keep the metal from failing prematurely.
Technical Note 2: Respirators with KN designations such as KN95 are not NIOSH-approved. While the US FDA has issued an Emergency Use Authorization for unapproved respirators under certain conditions, the market for KN95's is fraught with substandard and counterfeit products and should be considered only when approved alternatives are unavailable. A recent study by ECRI determined that up up to 70% of imported non-NIOSH certified respirators exhibit filtration performance "significantly inferior" to NIOSH-certified N95's.
Technical Note 3: The manufacturer does not currently list an expiration date for these masks. We sticker the boxes with the month/year of manufacture so you can track that. As each mask is sealed in its own pouch, we expect at least a 2-3 year shelf life out of them if they are stored in a climate-controlled setting. We have reached out to the manufacturer on this and will update this note if they have anything to add.
ALL SALES ARE FINAL. WE CAN NOT ACCEPT RETURNS ON THIS ITEM.
I bought 10 more!
Posted by M from NY on Oct 10th 2020
I love these masks. They are so comfortable and I did fit testing for years, and even without the kit, I know these fit me and my husband. I bought 10 more!
GREAT FIT! GREAT MASK !
Posted by Kurt on Oct 5th 2020
This mask is a terrific NIOSH approved N95 mask. It's extremely comfortable and fits snugly around the nose and cheeks of the face giving a very effective seal. With NIOSH approved high quality N95s in short supply, this is a welcome addition to the better known Beilcor and 3M N95 families.
Living in New York City, I'm very happy these are being made and are available.