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- 07 May 2020
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Recently, an IIT-Delhi start-up ‘Nanosafe Solutions’ has launched an antimicrobial and washable face mask called ‘NSafe’.
- NSafe mask is reusable up to 50 wash, thus greatly cutting down the cost of use.
- It will also provide a solution to disposal issues of single use masks.
- It is a triple-layered product consisting of inner hydrophilic layer for comfort, middle layer having antimicrobial activity and outer most layer having water and oil repellent behaviour.
- The mask has 99.2% bacterial filtration efficiency along with breathability and splash resistance.