What is a Type IIR Face Mask?
Type IIR face masks EN14683 are medical face masks made up of a 3 ply construction that prevents large particles from reaching the patient or working surfaces. Type IIR Face masks include a splash resistant layer to protect against blood and other bodily fluids. Type IIR face masks are tested in the direction of exhalation (inside to outside) and take into account the efficiency of bacterial filtration.
Characteristics of Type IIR face masks include:
- Pleat style with ear loops or ties
- Protective four-layer construction
- Available in a variety of colours and styles
- Splash resistant layer against bodily fluids.
Type I, Type IR, Type II and Type IIR masks are for use in protecting others from the wearer transmitting infection.