For the mask to be effective it must be used correctly as indicated below. The use and removal of children's hygienic masks must be supervised by an adult.

Fitting the mask.

It is recommended to respect the following steps:

  • Wash your hands with soap and water or rub them with a hydroalcoholic solution before handling the mask.
  • Identify the top of the mask.
  • Position the mask on the face, at the level of the nose. If a nose clip is available, adjust it to the nose.
  • Hold the mask from the outside and hold the headgear behind it or on both sides of the ears, without crossing them.
  • Lower the bottom of the mask to the chin.
  • Pinch the nose clip with both hands to adjust it to the nose.
  • Verify that the mask is positioned correctly. For this, it is necessary to verify the sealing and the absence of respiratory discomfort.
  • Once adjusted, do not touch the mask with your hands. If the user needs to touch the mask, they should previously wash their hands with soap and water or rub them with a hydroalcoholic solution.

Removing the mask.

To avoid contamination when removing a mask, the following steps should be followed:

  • Take off protective gloves.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water or rub them with a hydroalcoholic solution.
  • Remove the mask without touching the front of the mask.
  • If the mask is to be reused, see the section “Washing and drying the mask”, and if it is to be disposed of definitively, see the section “Disposal of the mask”.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water or rub them with a hydroalcoholic solution.