Can disposable dust masks be resistant to paint?

- May 02, 2019-

Masks are familiar to everyone, and we often use them in daily life. However, masks in life are designed to prevent dust from being inhaled into the body and affecting the health of the body. However, there are many disposable masks for masks used in society, so is it known that disposable dust masks can prevent paint smell?

First of all, we believe that the paint is harmful to the human body: the paint smell contains harmful substances such as formaldehyde, benzene, ammonia, TVOC total volatile organic compounds, and the pigment itself may also contain heavy metals such as lead and chromium. Short-term exposure can cause dizziness, headache, chest tightness, weakness and coughing. Long-term exposure to high-risk paint can cause serious diseases such as aplastic anemia, leukemia, tuberculosis, pleurisy, and even cancer.

The removal of paint smell or formaldehyde is generally a bottle of technology and activated carbon mask, and the adsorption property of the activated carbon mask can effectively absorb the taste of the paint.

So is the disposable dust mask really resistant to paint?

Of course, it is not acceptable. Disposable dust masks are generally medical masks, mainly to prevent the spread of diseases between patients. The main function is to isolate viruses, bacteria and other microorganisms. It is difficult to protect ordinary dust, let alone formaldehyde. , benzene these gases. In order to protect the paint from the hazards, professional dust masks or gas masks for organic substances such as formaldehyde are required, and high-quality activated carbon, filter materials such as KP95 filter cotton are used.

It can be seen that for our own personal safety, it is best not to wear disposable dust masks during painting work, it is best to choose professional respiratory protection products.