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Why did this mask fail?
video transcriptAll right, everybody. Thank you for joining. We, today, are testing every fricking mask on Amazon, which in full disclosure, is way more than I thought it was going to be. Today, we are going to be looking at the Taimu Disposable Face Mask. I could tell you off the top, I like the box. It's a Soft Touch box.
Let's test this guy and see what happens. All right. This is going to be... This is so much easier with you. [Oracio 00:00:31] is here. He's supervising. He's trying to make sure that we're not wasting our money.
Off to the races. All right. Let's talk about this thing. Now, there's nothing really wrong with this box that I can see. But the listing, Face Masks for Coronavirus Protection. You can't say that. You can't say that. I mean, first of all, if someone were to wear this and get the coronavirus, they could sue you for saying that. I would not make those claims. Also, the FDA would have a problem with that declaration. In fact, they specifically say that your device cannot make claims around protection.
All right. Let's take a look at these masks before we get done with this test. Open the box. I like the box. Like I said, I like the way it's packaged. That's great. This type of packaging is a real seal, it looks like. There's no holes in the package, which is good because we care a lot about smell. This is pretty good. I could tell it's going to pop if I just go-
Yeah. This is 50 masks. I think if you were to put all 50 of these on, you're going to get a couple, maybe one, that breaks. But, let's look at the price point. $12.99 for a black mask. I mean, you can't really expect... I mean, yeah. Yeah. This is pretty bad. That's pretty bad. [inaudible 00:01:57], yeah. If I can just, yeah. This is a rough mask. Your loops aren't great. They promise you coronavirus protection. I would never say that. Also, illegal. Not loving this mask so far, but the price, $12.99.
All right. Let's try it on and see what happens. Okay. Okay. Okay. If you were to get into a brand new Toyota Corolla and you were to somehow stick your face inside of the glove box, that's exactly what this smells like. This is the inside of a brand new Toyota Corolla glove box. Not a new car smell. The glove box.
Again, minimum standards in the United States, 95% filtration. It's not making any claims about filtration. So, can't hold them to anything. Actual efficiency, 88.609. 88.609. If you really want to know what type of mask to find, look for ASTM level two or three. That's going to give you a 98% filtration.
So, I hope you guys enjoyed this. I hope I didn't ramble too long. I appreciate you. I appreciate you spending your time with us. I appreciate you watching and I would appreciate you even more if you hit like, subscribe. So, thank you very much and I will see you at the next test.
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