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Of these masks, 13 out of 60 are unqualified!

  During the epidemic, masks have become a necessity for travel.

Children's masks are even more varied and varied, with unit prices ranging from a few cents to a few dollars, dazzling parents.

So, are these masks of acceptable quality?

Heilongjiang: 13 samples of 60 types of children's masks were not up to standard

  In order to allow parents to better choose children's masks that are safe and have anti-epidemic functions, the Consumers Association of Heilongjiang Province commissioned a professional testing agency to conduct a comparative test on 60 types of children's masks on the market.

  Shan Nan, Deputy Director of the Consumer Guidance Department of Heilongjiang Consumers Association: We used online and offline purchase samples for this comparison test. an e-commerce platform.

  These 60 samples of children's masks involve 46 production units and 41 distribution units.

The unit purchase price ranges from 0.26 yuan/piece to 4.49 yuan/piece.

The samples included 31 flat masks, 15 willow-leaf masks, and 14 3D three-dimensional masks.

  Umbrella Nan, deputy director of the Consumer Guidance Department of the Consumers Association of Heilongjiang Province: The safety, protection, comfort and durability indicators of children's masks were tested. After testing, it was found that 13 samples did not meet the express standard requirements.

  For children's masks, relevant national departments have issued technical specifications, which have been implemented on May 6, 2020.

  Shan Nan, deputy director of the Consumer Guidance Department of the Consumers Association of Heilongjiang Province: According to the test results, the areas where the 13 samples failed to meet the standard are mainly concentrated in the pH value, mask belt, protective effect and particle filtration.

If the pH value is not up to standard, it will irritate children's skin.

The mask belt is not strong enough to break, and it is easy to break during wearing, exposing children to a risky environment.

If the protective effect and filtration efficiency are not up to standard, the mask will not have the protective effect it should have.

How to choose to buy children's masks?

  So in the face of a wide variety of children's masks, how should parents choose?

  Umbrella Nan, Deputy Director of the Consumer Guidance Department of Heilongjiang Consumers Association: Generally, when choosing a mask, you should choose a protective mask in the technical mask specification for children according to the environment of use, such as high-risk areas. meet the requirements of the degree of compliance, so the protection effect is better.

For some low-risk areas, it is recommended to choose hygienic masks among children's technical masks. These masks have good air permeability and are more comfortable to wear.

  At the same time, consumers are reminded that some parents will wear adult masks to their children, which is wrong.

Because the size of the mask is very important, when wearing the mask, the principle is that it should not obviously affect the child's vision under the premise of ensuring that it fits the face.

  The reporter noticed that in the current children's mask market, merchants pay more attention to children's psychology in color and style design, and there are many colors. Many children are also willing to wear masks because they like the patterns of masks.

However, according to the standard requirements, the material of the inner layer of the mask should not be printed or dyed, and the printed pattern of the outer layer of the mask should not fade.

  Parents can wipe the mask with a wet paper towel after buying the mask to see if there is any discoloration.

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