Dr Moxa (3) ASTM Lvl 2 Disposable Face Masks
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Video TranscriptAll right, everyone. Welcome back. It has been a minute. Unless you're watching these in chronological order, then it may have been no time whatsoever. In case you're wondering, this is the place on the internet where we test all of the masks. My collar doesn't always fit inside my shirts because it's so excited to, once again, test the Dr. Moxa box of masks, which I'm pretty sure we've already tested before.
Dr. Moxa brand on Amazon, which is one of the cheapest masks I've been able to find.
First, let's clamp this in the machine. Let's do it. I don't even know if I know how to do this anymore. It's been like a week. Cool. What's going on? Machine's shaking to the...
Start. We're off to the races. This is a PFE machine. If you want to find out more about how this works, check out the link above. We are going to jump into Dr. Moxa. Although, I can tell my energy level's a little slow, so you're going to have to help bring the thunder for me. I'm fueling your energy from the other side of the YouTube channel.
This guy, I've definitely seen before, and if I remember correctly, it says made in the USA. It doesn't feel right. I don't know. I've never heard of these guys. They've got this FDA logo. It's the old FDA's logo, number one. Number two, the FDA specifically says don't put our logo on a box because it makes you feel like the FDA endorses this, right?
They're also claiming to be ASTM level two, which means a 95% minimum filtration. That's exactly what this machine is made to test. Last time, they got 80 or something. Really, really low. Also, when it shows up like this, it's damaged. Here's the actual Amazon listing. This is not in the box that I got, but they're showing... Look at this box. It is bad English everywhere. This is definitely not made in the USA. Not definitely. Google the address, this is someone's home. Jose Limo LTD is the name of the actual company, which is a trading company in Hong Kong. If you're looking for made in the USA, do not buy. This is just one person's review, it's not my review. I'm going to open this up. We talked about this before. I don't love this kind of flopping around. You get a kid with grimy fingers, gets in here before you, you wouldn't even know it.
By the way, I didn't mention this but the box is a soft touch box. Got to give them that. This is a very odd material. The feeling is very weird. It's silkier than normal. Firm rather than lighter. These are really large ear loops. I'm doing two at once. You can't do two at once.
Let me try this on. You can definitely smell the box or whatever is coming through here. I'm going to call this one "An American Flag Made Out of Cardboard." Smells very strongly of cardboard, but not terrible. I'd do a 20 out of 25 on the smell.
Does that matter if it doesn't protect you? Let's see what the machine said. Remember, on the box they said ASTM level two. That means it needs to be 98% or bigger. What did they do? Blammo. It's not my catch phrase or anything. 92.593. Remember, I've purchased Dr. Moxa before, it was under another name, and I've been through this before or I'm dreaming about this stuff now and I'm like Nostradamus with masks. I just remember seeing them and thinking these don't seem like American made masks. What's going on now, cause I doubt that they would lie this aggressively, they probably, as a Chinese company, came to the United States, created a process here. Nothing wrong with that, but this I don't like. I don't like the fact that they're claiming ASTM level two. They're putting the FDA's logo on the box, the old logo, and they're giving you a they're giving you a 92%. I would not buy these masks. That is me personally.
Thank you guys so much for sticking with me. Sorry, Mom, that I'm not doing better. I hope I'm not disappointing you. I should have been a real doctor, I know. Catch you the next time.
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