Medical Health Cluster


Filtering Facepiece Respirator (N95 Respirator) Reprocessing

Key Points Question  What methods of filtering facepiece respirator decontamination are effective and feasible? Findings  Five decontamination processes and 42 studies were reviewed. Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation, moist heat, and microwave-generated steam processing were effective for pathogen removal, preserved respirator filtration, and had short treatment times and readily available equipment. Vaporized hydrogen peroxide […]

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