Best Pollution Mask for Delhi People
Air pollution has hit a new high in the Delhi/NRC since Diwali, and as Delhi air pollution and smog make headlines, the interest in anti-pollution masks is at a record demanding level too. People are falling sick, having trouble breathing, or experiencing headaches, nausea, and discomfort because of the high air pollution levels.
There are a few things you can do to make the air at home better and you can also use Air Pollution Mask N95, N99 and other Anti Mask.
N95 Air Mask
N95 air masks should be your minimum criterion while buying a mask to protect yourself from Delhi air pollution. Masks with N95 rating can filter up to 95 percent of the harmful PM2.5 particulate matter, which tends to stay longer in the air and is thus more likely to be inhaled.
N99 and N100 air masks
Air masks with N99 and N100 ratings are capable of filtering out PM2.5 airborne particulate matter with up to 99 percent, and 99.97 percent efficiency. However, like the N95 air masks, these are also not resistant to oil and oil-based pollutants. Once again, there are a lot of different options available, including cheaper “generics” but these seem to be the best in terms of customer experiences, when looking at things like durability and ease of use.
Finding N100 masks is much harder, and you may have to go to an industrial supplier to get your hands on one.
Best air mask prices in India
|Air pollution mask||Mask price in India||Size|
|3M 8210 N95 Mask and Respirator||Rs. 1,299 (for a pack of 20 masks)||Free-size|
|Honeywell PM2.5 Anti-Pollution Mask||Rs. 1,199 (for a pack of 5 masks)||Medium|
|Vogmask 8-bit N99 CV Mask||Rs. 2,000||Small, Medium, Large|
|Cambridge N99 The Po Standard Air Pollution Face Mask||Rs. 1,799||Small, Medium, Large, XL|
|SmartAir N99 Pollution Mask w/ Valve||Rs. 175||Free-size|
|3M Specialty Particulate Respirators (P95)||Rs. 10,900 (for a pack of 10 masks)||Free-size|
|Venus Masks CVN95 Mask and Respirator||Rs. 290 (single unit)||Free-size|
What can you do to protect yourself?
*Your first priority is to be informed about the ozone levels in your area.
*If you are a member of a sensitive group, avoid prolonged outdoor exertion. Everyone else —especially children—should limit prolonged outdoor exertion.
*Plan outdoor activities when ozone levels are lower.
*Keep your activities gentler on smoggy days, as the more vigorous your activity level, the greater your chances of experiencing respiratory problems.
*Most importantly, your best protection is monitoring your contribution towards air pollution through steps like conserving energy, car-pooling or using public transport whenever possible, etc.
What are its effects?
*According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), it can be dangerous to breathe in too much smog.
*Smog contains a pollutant called ozone, and elevated ozone levels can have a variety of negative effects on your lungs.
*Exposure to smog can lead to several different types of short-term health problems.
1.Coughing and throat or chest irritation
2.worsening of asthma symptoms
3.Difficulty breathing and lung damage
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