Different face mask standard has its unique function in different level of protecting demand. There are 7 different standards of Chinese face masks that have different functions.
1. GB 2626-2006
Respiratory protection standard, self-priming filter anti-particulates respirator. Face masks made in this standard can be used in preventing our respiratory system to inhale particles.
2. GB/T 32610-2016
Daily-used protective face mask standard. It is applicable for filtering particles in the air in daily life.
3. YY/T 0969-2013
Disposable medical face mask standard. It is required to cover the mouth, nose, and jaw. It prevents the user from exhaling pollutants from the mouth and nose. This standard of face mask is applicable in the general medical environment.
4. YY 0469-2011
Medical-surgical mask standard, which is applicable for clinic staff to wear during their operation.
5. GB 19083-2010
Medical protective mask standard. Disposable face masks made according to this standard can be used in the medical working environment, to filter particles, droplets, blood, body fluid, secretions, etc, which is called self-priming filter medical protective face mask.
6. T/CTCA 1-2019
PM2.5 protective face mask standard, which is applicable in daily life for common people to prevent inhaling PM2.5 in the air.
7. T/CTCA 7-2019
General protective face mask standard, which is able to filter pollen, bacterial particulates, and to prevent exhaling pollutants from the mouth and nose.