How to deal with the disposable medical mask after the effective use period?

- May 14, 2019-

Everyone in the hospital and the health center can see that many doctors wear disposable medical masks. However, the use of disposable medical masks has a certain period of validity. If the expiration date of use is used, then what should we do? Edited to give the user a simple introduction to how the disposable medical mask expired, how to deal with it?

Everyone knows that the quality requirements of medical masks are relatively high. It is composed of two parts: a mask body and a tensioning belt. The general body mask can be divided into three layers: inner, middle and outer. The inner layer is ordinary. Hygienic gauze or non-woven fabric, the middle layer is generally made of super-new polypropylene fiber meltblown material, but the outer layer is also made of non-woven fabric or ultra-thin polypropylene meltblown material layer. The outer layer has anti-fogging design, the middle layer is filtered, the inner layer is hygroscopic, and the mask is made of non-woven material. This mask is mainly used to protect doctors from splashing and splashing. Its particulate matter filtration rate is only more than 30%, and the filtration rate of bacteria can reach more than 95%.

If the expiration date of the disposable medical mask is reached, it is recommended not to use it at this time. If the outer packaging is not damaged or contaminated, it can still be used. However, for safety reasons, it is recommended to treat it after disinfection, which is safer. New products are recommended for general surgery.