Mónica Naranjo, Amor Romeira or Rosa Benito have shared totally different photographs via the social community Instagram the place you may see the well-known posing with clear masks, that are made from PVC or polycarbonate.
Though these masks have a extra aesthetic design and appear applicable to put on at occasions, because the well-known ones present of their profiles, the reality is that they is probably not solely efficient in terms of defending towards Covid-19, based on the Normal Council of Nursing (CGE).
Among the corporations which are devoted to the sale of the sort of masks, affirm that, along with having model, defend from viruses and micro organism in a simple method. As well as, lots of them have a European certificates, such because the European Certification 93/42 CE or the certification in relation to Private Protecting Tools (PPE), which doesn’t imply that they’re a respiratory protector, based on the CGE.
It’s true that these masks cowl the mouth, nostril and chin and, some producers point out that they’re made following the suggestions of the Ministry of Well being, Consumption and Social Welfare, based on the information revealed by this physique, attending to the part the place it’s specified that there are some masks that don’t have a specification.
If they don’t have a specification, the filtering capability or effectiveness in stopping the unfold of Covid-19 or different viruses just isn’t identified, since no testing or verification has been carried out with them.
Due to this fact, it’s all the time advisable to have a look at the labeling, the place a certification that accredits the product as respiratory safety masks and never as Private Protecting Tools.
To be appropriate and efficient in combating the coronavirus, the masks should cowl the nostril, mouth and chin. In addition they should have homologation, that’s, that the UNE 0065 specification or the European CWA 17553 commonplace seems on the label.
Due to this fact, these clear masks, though they can help you see the expression of the face or learn the lips if needed, they neither filter nor defend from the aerosols that unfold the coronavirus via the air.