The NEWMARK Dr. Family 5-Ply Protective Mask failed because the KN95 standard requires that the mask have the manufacturer’s name and the appropriate technical standard, typically either "GB 2626-2019" or GB-2626-2006,” written across the front of the mask. This is similar to how official N95 masks display NIOSH approval numbers. This mask did not have the required identification on its front.
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Video TranscriptHey, everyone. Welcome back to the place where we're testing every single mask on Amazon, including... Paging Dr. Family. Dr. Family, we have your masks. We need to test them. Let's put these masks in the clamper and see what happens. Oh, they're individually packed. Dr. Family, if you are indeed a real doctor, that's nicely done. Oh, actually they're five pieces and it's this annoying thing that it doesn't have a tear on. So how am I supposed to open it, doctor? Oh, nevermind. I'm just stupid. You are not. Just by looking at them. Let's talk about that a second. Got a good clamp there and we'll let it rip.
This is a PFE machine, particulate filtration efficiency machine. If you want to find out more about what we are doing with this machine, I'm going to put a link up there. To be a KN 95, you need three things. You need to say KN 95. Ha, you got that. You also need to say the manufacturer name. In this case, that would be the Jinhua Jiadaifu Medical Supplies Co. And you need to say the executive standard, which I saw was GB2626-2006, which is weird because 2006 is the year and the most current year is 2019. So they're using the old standard. A lot of question marks there.
Let's take a look at the... I mean, I don't think that every mask is going to break and I don't think it's going to break on your face. Let's try it. No. I'm going to call this smell, am I even wearing a mask? Because I barely smell anything. That's pretty good. That's pretty good. I don't think it's going to break on your face. The smell is pretty good. They are claiming to be KN 95 and we ship from USA only. It's a weird flex, but okay, which means that it needs to do 95% on this machine.
Now I'm going to switch over real quick so you can see this. The airflow resistance is super high, 248. It is just below, or just at the standard. The standard for KN 95 is 250 pascals so it's just below that breathability. If it's any higher than that, it would fail the standard. But look at this, 97, it's coming down a little bit, 96% filtration so pretty good. So they're 96.946, 96.946. Not very breathable, is within standard. I like to see under 150 pascals, but we've had KN 95s that are under 100 pascals, so I think that they're probably better masks out there. Individually packaged is nice. The box is pretty good.
Dr. Family, if that's your real name, I think you made a pretty good mask. So if you bought these masks, I might keep them in my drawer or my hip pocket or wherever it is that you happen to store your mask. All right. Thank you guys so much for watching this. I appreciate you running a little competition. Quick version is leave a comment and you might get something cool for it, but I'm going to put a link to a video that explain the whole thing. And I will catch you on the next test.
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