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February 18, 2021

BehindTheMedspeak: Counterfeit N95 Masks Flooding the U.S.


Many millions of ersatz faux-protective masks have made it onto the faces of unwitting Americans.

You could look it up.

I finally decided to up my mask game from the dwindling supplies of 3M 8210 Plus N95s I had on hand when the epidemic began, having ordered a 12-pack from Amazon a while back for about 50 cents apiece to protect myself while doing stuff in my workshop.

The other day I saw the picture up top of President Biden above a story in the Guardian and I figured if it's good enough for him, it's good enough for me.

"NIOSH" on a mask is the one certain indicator you've got the real deal: putting it on a fake is a federal crime.

The CDC has compiled a list of NIOSH-approved particulate filtering facepiece respirators.

I Googled "3M Aura 9205+ N95 NIOSH" and the first result was this site.

Looked good to me, and the price โ€” $23.95 for five โ€” is about what it should be for a genuine high-grade mask.


You can too!

February 18, 2021 at 02:01 PM | Permalink


If you buy 10 they're 50 cents apiece cheape, and same shipping cost.

Posted by: xoxoxoBruce | Feb 18, 2021 9:38:12 PM

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