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CDC, OSHA & The FDA Recognize KN95 Mask As Acceptable Alternative

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THE CDC, OSHA AND THE FDA RECOGNIZE FILTERING FACEPIECE RESPIRATORS (FFR/DISPOSABLE MASKS) FROM OTHER COUNTRIES AS AN ACCEPTABLE ALTERNATIVE TO THE N95 MASK DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

 With the COVID-19 pandemic requiring all NIOSH approved N95 masks to go to Health Care Personnel (HCP) on the frontlines, we - the American worker, have not been given direction from the Government (until recently) to the question  “What is an acceptable alternative to the NIOSH approved N95 mask?” 

The CDC, OSHA and the FDA working together recognize that foreign manufacturers who conform to one of the international standards from Australia, Brazil, Europe, Japan, Korea, Mexico and China are an acceptable alternative to the N95 Mask to protect workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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