How to find protective masks and respirators for children. Kids’ disposable and reusable options available. Check out the video review testing various brands!
Disposable Masks / Respirators for kids
Links to masks from above tweet thread
|Ages 2-4||Bio – You and I Toddler Size – KF94||kollecteusa.com|
|Ages 2.5-4.5||GoodDay Happylife XS – KF94||kollecteusa.com|
|Ages 3.5-7||Bluna Kid’s Mask||kollecteusa.com|
|Bluna Kid’s Mask||behealthyusa.net|
|Blue 3D Tiger Mask||behealthyusa.net|
|Posh Printed Designs – Small – KF94||behealthyusa.net|
|BOTN Size Small – KF94||behealthyusa.net|
|Birdy Mask – Not KF94 approved yet but tested by @masknerd||everydayemall.com|
|Ages 7-11+||HappyLife GoodDay Youth Size||kollecteusa.com|
(cont, these are a bit bigger)
|BOTN Medium -KF94||behealthyusa.net|
(getting into adult mediums)
|Dr.Puri KF94 Mask Medium White||behealthyusa.net|
|all sizes |
(small fits about 6-10)
|Dr. Puri manufacturer site||kmact.com|
|Lutema M95c (@masknerd)||lutema.com|
Big thread here with lots of recommendations in comments:
Video and spreadsheet reviewing kids masks of various brands and sizes:
Small respirators / masks from vetted project n95
Project n95 is a trusted source for vetted PPE. Link to small sized masks and respirators, check with them on what size faces these will fit best.
High quality American made surgical masks for kids, in orange, red, blue, and pink.
“Our Pediatric Medical Masks are constructed using N95-level filtration, made from raw virgin polypropylene to block 99.2% of bacteria and particles down to 0.1 microns. And, our masks feature our proprietary Electrostatic Armor Meltblown filtration within the inner layer for the utmost protection available.”
Pair with a mask brace for great protection!
Mask Fitter – Badger seal
Adding the Badger Seal to a 3-ply disposable mask reduces the effective particle penetration by typically 15x. DIY instructions here can be customized for smaller faces.
Reusable Masks / Respirators for kids
Elastomeric respirator for kids
|Softseal||NIOSH n95, v-fold style comes in small size, fits children|
with or without exhalation valves
silicone seal molds to face
|Airgami||Meets NIOSH N95, and EU143 and EU159 FFP2 standards|
In white or many colors available
Reusable, Heat disinfectable
Ear loops or head straps
Small size can fit children (sizing)
|Readimask||strapless, adhesive NIOSH certified N95|
optional integrated eye shield
METAL FREE – MRI friendly
great for haircuts
small size fits kids
Kids masks / respirators in Canada
www.canadamasq.com/product-page/ca-n95-flat-fold-respirator-small (on pre-order as of Aug 11, 2021)
Looking for masks / respirators for adults?
Amazon mask reviews
Armbrust bought every mask on Amazon and tested them.
more updates to come…
Resources, links to buy, video review, tools for better fit, how to test for a good seal, and more!
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