Which side of the mask is correct?
The colored side of the mask is usually the front and should face away from you, while the white side touches your face.
What are the 3 layers of surgical mask?
A proper surgical mask is usually made of three layers, including an outer hydrophobic non-woven layer, a middle melt-blown layer, and an inner soft absorbent non-woven layer.
How do you wear a blue or white mask?
Bottom Line: Which Way Round Does a Surgical Mask Go? For most masks, the blue or green colored side faces out, and the lighter – often white – side faces in. If your face mask doesn’t have colors, make sure the soft side faces in and the rough side faces out.
What is Level 3 face mask?
DEFEND Level 3 masks (ASTM high barrier) are designed for procedures with moderate to heavy amounts of blood, fluid, spray and/or aerosol exposure. Protecting against high bacterial infiltration, Level 3 masks feature a 4-ply design with a fluid resistant outer layer