In News- Recently, An IIT-Delhi startup has launched an antimicrobial and washable face mask that can be reused up to 50 launderings. The rationale behind this initiative is to address the increasing demand for face masks to contain transmission of deadly COVID-19 virus.
About the Mask:
- The startup named NanoSafe Solutions has developed ‘N Safe’ mask which can reduce the cost of using a mask.
- The mask is a highly engineered triple-layered product consisting of an inner hydrophilic layer for comfort, the middle layer having antimicrobial activity and the outermost layer having water and oil repellent behaviour.
- NSafe mask has 99.2% bacterial filtration efficiency.