FAQ: Non-Medical 3-Ply Disposable Face Masks
Each pack of 50 masks is heat-sealed on the production line to prevent human contact with the masks. Arlo Skye hired an independent testing agency (GTT) to conduct a quality test on April 4, 2020. The tests confirmed the following ratings: Bacterial Filtration Efficiency (BFE) ≥ 95% @ 0.3 microns and a Particle Filtration Efficiency (PFE) ≥ 85% @ 0.1 micron.
Our masks are currently manufactured in China and shipped from our warehouse in Rhode Island. Our manufacturer has been producing quality-tested, 3-ply disposable masks for the past ten years. We've reached out to manufacturers in the US, Canada, Mexico, and South Korea. The best factories already have long-term government contracts in place, however we will continue to work on diversifying our manufacturing sources.
We are donating 15% of net proceeds to Feeding America. With school closures, job disruptions, and new health risks, millions of Americans are now turning to food banks for meals. Feeding America is a national, vetted nonprofit that has been given a 94% rating by Charity Navigator. They also have a partnership with school districts and local government agencies to ensure that the 22 million children who rely on school meals have access to food outside of the classroom.
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