How to use, wash and store antibacterial cloth correctly

  1. What is antibacterial cloth mask?
    An antibacterial cloth mask is a fabric treated by the method of bringing antibacterial substances to the surface of the fabric in different ways: soaking, coating or spraying, etc. 90% of bacteria after 1 hour of exposure and reduce to 60-70% after some washing. Antibacterial cloth mask

Quality antibacterial cloth masks can be disinfected after 10 – 30 washings depending on the type of antibacterial substance used.

  1. Benefits when using a cloth mask to prevent disease
    Prevent the risk of infection
    According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the virus that causes COVID-19 disease has a mechanism of spread mainly by the saliva, nasal discharge of patients spread to the outside environment when they cough or sneeze.

Cloth masks can prevent you from coming into direct contact with these droplets carrying these dangerous germs.

Cloth masks help prevent the risk of infection

Can be reused many times
Unlike medical masks, cloth masks can be reused many times but still achieve high efficiency in preventing and preventing infectious diseases in the community. Even many cloth masks can be reused up to 30 times (after each mask is washed with soap water).

Cloth face mask can be washable and reusable
Cloth face mask can be washable and reusable

Comfortable to use
Although N95 respirator is more effective in preventing disease, it should only be used by doctors who regularly contact with patients. For ordinary people, wearing an antibacterial cloth mask is enough to protect yourself and those around you.

Comfortable to use

Cloth masks can both protect us from the invasion of dangerous viruses, bacteria, and be comfortable and breathable when worn.

  1. Instructions to wear the cloth mask properly
    Step 1: Determine the correct wearing direction of the mask
    Usually, an antibacterial cloth mask will be designed so that the surface is directed downwards to limit the chance that droplets will stick to the cloth.

Step 2: Wear a mask that covers the nose to the entire chin area
After determining the direction of wear, you begin wearing a mask. You need to perform manipulations so that the mask can squeeze close to the nose bridge and cover the entire chin.

This will help prevent droplets that may pass through the gaps in the mask and enter the respiratory system in your body.

Instructions to wear a cloth mask properly

  1. Instructions for washing and storing antibacterial masks properly
    Wash the mask manually, do not wash the machine
    With an antibacterial cloth mask, you should wash gently by hand. Do not put a respirator in the washing machine. You can use an antibacterial soap or antibacterial hand sanitizer to clean the mask.

Note: Use a foaming hand sanitizer, not a dry hand wash or gel to wash.

Wash the mask manually, do not wash the machine

Absolutely do not use hot water
Be careful not to soak the mask in hot water because the fabric will swell for a long time, making the antibacterial chemicals escape from the fiber structure, losing the antibacterial feature of the cloth mask.

Dry the mask immediately after washing
You should dry the mask in the shade, avoid drying antibacterial cloth masks directly in the sun. UV rays from the sun can interfere with the antibacterial chemicals on the fabric surface.

  1. Notes on using cloth masks
  • You should choose masks using knitted or woven fabric with 2 layers (with 1 antibacterial layer) to ensure to prevent the penetration of viruses and bacteria into the body.
  • When removing the mask, you hold the strap to remove, do not touch the outer surface of the mask with your hand because there may be viruses, bacteria still remaining on it.
  • You need to wash your hands with soap, diluted alcohol solution or dry hand sanitizer after removing the mask.

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