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HWHPrep the CIDRAP said there are no approved childrens masks or respirators. I just do not know anything about Kimberly Clark, just wanted to point out what I had found.

The report notes that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared many face masks, though none specifically for use by children. Also, the FDA recently cleared the first respirators intended for use by the public during a public health emergency such as a pandemic, it says. However, there are no respirators designed for children.

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The Northern Safety Company has a good variety of respirators.
 
See the small N-95's. they won't fit infants but should be OK for kids.
 
For protection regardless of size, see PAPR's
 
 
 
 
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Originally posted by Annie Annie wrote:

HWHPrep the CIDRAP said there are no approved childrens masks or respirators. I just do not know anything about Kimberly Clark, just wanted to point out what I had found.

The report notes that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared many face masks, though none specifically for use by children. Also, the FDA recently cleared the first respirators intended for use by the public during a public health emergency such as a pandemic, it says. However, there are no respirators designed for children.

Originally posted by H2HPrep H2HPrep wrote:

The Northern Safety Company has a good variety of respirators.

See the small N-95's. they won't fit infants but should be OK for kids.
For protection regardless of size, see PAPR's
 
 
Thanks H2HPrep, this is why the forum is so good to participate! Appreciate you. Annie Clap
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In general section I posted article on homemade mask from cdc.
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The best childrens masks on the market IMHO are the Kimberley Clark PFR -95 Fluid Shield in small. They fit children from 2 years up.
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According to the Book, How to Beat the Bird Flu by Mike Adams, you want airtight facemasks, non electric heat source, cell phone, LED flashlight, Candles, AM/FM wind up powered radio, bicycle, warm clothing, sleeping bags (below zero preferrable) toilet paper, soap, shampoo, toothpaste, tissue paper, paper towels, canned foods, can opener, pure water, water bags, water barrels, food grade hydrogen peroxide, hand powered water pump, non electric water filters, camping stove to boil water. Also Antiviral whole foods, berries particularly blueberries, garlic (most important), cruciferous vegetables, ****ake mushrooms, aloe vera (nutritional and first aid use) onions (second most important), ginger, spirulina. Antiviral vitamins and minerals: Vitamin E, A, C, Selenium and Zinc. Antiviral herbs: Echinacea, Astragalus, St John's Wart, Licorice, Lemon Balm, Green Tea, Grapefruit seed extract, olive leaves, mint leaves, calendula, cat's claw or Una De Galo. Antiviral Products: ViraShield, Super ViraGon (tincture; most important), Illumination (tincture), Protector 2000 (capsules), Sambucol (syrup), Elderberry, Agaricus, Echinacea Plus, ****ake Mushroom Supreme, Hawaiian Spirulina, Astaxanthin, Colloidal Silver (only to be used as a last resort)
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From the research I've carried out disposable respirators (face masks) as best as the idea is that you carefully throw them away after use which reduces the risk of cross contamination. For those living in the EU FFP2 grade may be sufficient however FFP3 offers better filtration of virus particles. For those based in the USA, N95 and N99 are the equivalents (with the N99 being the better of the 2 as per the EU's FFP3 grade). I don't much about the N100 as mentioned further up in this fourum.
 
I keep up to date on this subject here:  http://www.swineflunewsportal.com/swine-flu-masks.asp
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