The WWDOLL Kids KN95 Face 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.
WWDOLL Kids KN95 Face Mask
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Why did this mask fail?
Hey, everyone. Welcome back to the place where we're testing every single mask on Amazon, including the ones like WWDOLL, named using a random name generator. Pretty sure, or as I like to call it, The Chengde Special. These guys are making masks all over the place,` but the WWDOLL is being pimped out all over the internet.
People magazine, I think. All these people are saying WWDOLL, use them. And it's really just a way for them to get some Amazon money. I don't even think they know what the brand is, to be honest. So let's get it in the clamper and see how good this mask actually is. That's what we're here for. The fabric on this is ridiculous.I can tell you right now, they're already lying to you about a being KN95. This is not a KN95 mask, which is the Chengde special. We'll talk about Chengde in just a second.
Let's get it in there, solid clamp, and we'll let it rip. There's a PFE machine, particulate filtration efficiency machine. We are doing the N95 mask test here on a KN95 mask, which is basically the same as the KN95 standard. So let's look at this listing. So they're saying it's a kid's KN95, there's really no such thing as a kid's KN95. It's just a small KN95. Filtration efficiency, 95%, not N95 mask. This is not a KN95. KN95, you could tell just by looking, needs to have three things. Needs to say KN95 on it, which they did. Needs to say the manufacture name, which in this case is Chengde Technology Co. And it needs to say the executive standard, which is GB 2626/2019. So not doing those things, what else are they not going to do?
Well, Chengde makes 20 different mask brands on Amazon. I think they make half the masks on Amazon. And they range anywhere from 60% filtration to 99% filtration. So when you buy a Chengde mask, you really don't know if you can trust it because they don't care about standards. If they did, they would follow the standards on the outside of the mask. That said, I do have to give them props for this little guy here. These are really hard to put on. I know, because we looked at doing it, and it's really great for kids to fit the size ability. Let's try this on. It's pretty strong. That's pretty strong. I don't think it's going to... I don't think a kid's going to have that come off. Also, this is new for them. They're doing a nose foam, which helps with the... Oh my gosh.
I'm going to call this, "Daddy just won a new pair of shoes and is making you wear them as a mask". This smells like the inside of a brand new pair of Nike's, which is not terrible for shoes, but horrible if you have to wear it on your face for eight hours. Now, if I'm a kid, I'm going to be doing this, I'm doing that. I don't think this is going to come off on that. But I did notice that this is kind of... I think it might break on that, which is kind of interesting. I've seen this design just a minute ago, for the first time, it's not really a standard KN95 design and it doesn't fit very well on my face, but I'm not a kid.
All right. So we know that they're lying about the standard. We know that they're lying about the manufacturing because they have 20 different brands on Amazon. And they range from 60% to a hundred percent filtration. But what is this particular mask? The Kids KN95 Face Mask 25 Pack, WWDOLL Adjustable Ear Loop. 98.487.
What was the breathability? 180 pascals. So a little high on the breathability. I like to see it below 150. That something that personally I'd wear for eight hours a day. Honestly, for a kid, I'd love to see it closer to a hundred pascals. But kids mask, for whatever reason, when they make them tend to be harder to breathe in. I don't know why that is. Not a horrible mask this time around, Chengde. So WWDOLL, being made by Chengde. Personally, I wouldn't trust it just because there's so much variability from mask to mask, but this particular one in my particular machine was pretty good.
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I find it interesting that Armbrust says not to buy this product (Wwdoll kids kn95), despite it passing the filtration and breathability test, due to the fact this mask doesn’t have the correct numbers printed on the front. Childrens kn95 masks on Armburst website itself are being sold with this disclaimer: “Does not have GB-2626-2019 Standard printed on mask”
I’m frustrated with the lack of clarity here. I got the Wwdoll kids kn95s from Amazon, they provide a very snug fit because they have adjustable straps, and they have 5 layers. And again, according to Armburst, they passed the filter test. Armbrust is selling kn95s with the same alleged problem