The 3M Aura particulate respirator 9205+ boat-style mask passed our particulate filtration efficiency machine test with a score of 99.86%. A defining characteristic of N95 masks is they have either head straps or head ties (no ear loops).
Mask breathability is determined by airflow resistance, which we measure in pascals. The target for adults should be around 150, and the target for children should be close to 100. The airflow resistance of this mask is 123.
This mask has a strong glue smell. It is otherwise very well constructed. It offers a tight seal and plenty of room to breathe.
We found this mask on The Home Depot's website after being asked to verify the authenticity. Its country of origin is the USA. Check out our video review for more details.