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Old 27-05-2009, 10:41 PM   #1
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Where to buy N95 mask now? URGENT!

Hi all, im going off for holiday, been trying to find N95 masks and guardian and watsons all say SOLD OUT. pls advice, thanks!
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Old 28-05-2009, 08:42 AM   #2
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Hi all, im going off for holiday, been trying to find N95 masks and guardian and watsons all say SOLD OUT. pls advice, thanks!

Call this number 6745-2966 and make inquiry. My company just bought few boxes of 3M N95 mask (Model: 8000). 30 Pcs/Box. Hope it helps.
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Old 28-05-2009, 10:28 AM   #3
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3M is the most reliable ones. YOu have to do a fitting test for the mask just in case as it comes in different sizes. And also have to learn the correct way of wearing.

Suggest don't wear it for more than 1 hours consecutively. Need to rest a bit as you may encounter difficulty in breathing with prolonged usage.

Some places selling fake N95 masks so be very careful. The problem is paid money, think safe but in fact still exposed... no joke

I question the Korean brand sold at watson too.... ask them if it is certified...
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Old 28-05-2009, 12:17 PM   #4
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Yes, 3M is the most reliable and wanted in the local market as well as international market. For other brands of N95 mask, it's better to ask for US NIOSH certificate to prove the N95 standard. Only US NIOSH agency issues N95 certificate.
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Old 28-05-2009, 05:46 PM   #5
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3M or Drager.
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n oh yeah +1 to mask fitting. Generally girls should fit into a size S, not sure about guys. If your mask doesn't fit, there's no point wearing one, you'll still be good as not wearing one.

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Old 01-06-2009, 10:32 AM   #6
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how much does one N95 cost range nowadays har?
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Old 03-06-2009, 08:58 PM   #7
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You can buy drager which can protect you more than 3M. I also in healthcare too.

You can buy the mask at ebay
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Old 04-06-2009, 09:18 AM   #8
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NTUC Unity has N95 (saw it 2 days ago), I think $2.50 for one.
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Old 04-06-2009, 09:38 AM   #9
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For proper use of N95 Mask, it's best to go for Mask Fitting else it won't achieve the 95% filter effect at all. And do not wear for more than 1 hour continously, or you'll suffer from mask fatigue which makes you feel weak too.

I've some of those Travel Type of 3M N95 Mask for sale previously and was snapped up at about $3 on average so I guess that's the market demands now.
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Old 04-06-2009, 02:11 PM   #10
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You can buy drager which can protect you more than 3M. I also in healthcare too.

If we talk about both masks use under proper way (keep changing, fit test etc), mind to share why Drager can protect us more than 3M? If both are N95, both shd provide the same 95% of filteration efficiency unless Drager N100 (provide 99.9% filteration efficiency) category compare with 3M N95 category.
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Old 04-06-2009, 02:15 PM   #11
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Drager provide 99.9% 3M is only 95%

Drager is better than 3M also in breathing... 3M is so worst
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Drager provide 99.9% 3M is only 95%

Drager is better than 3M also in breathing... 3M is so worst
Oic....
99.9% can't compare 95% lar.

If use Drager N100 (99.9%), then hv to use 3M N100 (99.9%) to compare too. Of course, N95 is much cheaper than N100 thus provide lesser protection.

Breathing wise, it might be due to the following reasons:

1). Is the mask wears properly? Cup mask will cause you difficult to breath (no gd feeling). If still can breath normally like without the mask, then something is wrong somewhere.

2). Is the mask comes with the feature of exhalation valve? The valve can offer easy breathing. Of course, valve needs extra $$, seldom can see/buy in the market. Drager and 3M both offer some models of masks with exhalation valve.
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N95 Mask without Exhalation Valve




N95 Mask with Exhalation Valve

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Old 09-06-2009, 06:16 PM   #14
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now got those N95 which are like surgical mask type... more comfortable...
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Old 14-05-2010, 04:04 PM   #15
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Call this no. 64833021, they are distributor who selling safety items like N95, surgical mask & all type of mask,also thermometer etc.,
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