Buff Filter Tube - Adult (M/L)

C$38.00
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The BUFF® Filter Tube is reusable and features a 3-layer replaceable filter system in a washable multifunctional tubular made from recycled microfiber.
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  • Reusable tube face mask made from 95% recycled plastic bottles
  • Certified filters included! 98% filtration efficiency guaranteed. Recyclable in plastic bin.
  • Designed to provide warmth and comfort. Ergonomic shape for better face fitting. Ensures mouth and nose covering.

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98% BACTERIAL FILTRATION EFFICIENCY
Made from three combined layers the filter offers 98% Bacterial Filtration Efficiency (BFE) and excellent breathability. Made in Germany to fit the specific BUFF® Filter Mask design this single use filter is glue and latex-free.

Keeping ourselves and our families safe and healthy has become a shared concern around the world. The BUFF® Filter Tube is reusable and features a 3-layer replaceable filter system in a washable multifunctional tubular made from recycled microfiber. Ergonomic neckwear design to be comfortable all day. Certified filters provide 98% bacterial filtration efficiency meeting the performance requirements of Bacterial Filtration Efficiency and Breathability of the harmonized European standard EN 14683:2019 for surgical masks.

*Powered by HeiQ V-Block- The fabric technology HeiQ V-Block protects the inside pocket fabric of the BUFF® Filter Tube from microbes and germs. It contains a biocide** based on recycled silver salt.

**Active ingredient: Reaction mass of titanium dioxide and silver chloride. Antimicrobial properties built-in to protect the inside pocket fabric of the BUFF® Filter Tube. The BUFF® Filter Tube does not protect users or others against pathogens. Always clean this mask thoroughly after each use.

Design: Patterned. Size: One size. Designed for kids (not recommended for under 3-year-old babies).

Size: 45 cm - 52 cm Head circumference (Measurement taken over nose, below ears).

 

ABOUT YOUR BUFF® FILTER MASK AND BUFF® FILTER TUBE

  • While  wearing  the  BUFF® Filter Mask or BUFF® Filter Mask, does it  protect  me  against COVID-19? 

No. The BUFF® Filter Mask and the BUFF® Filter Tube act as a physical barrier to prevent COVID-19 spread by minimizing the projection of wearer’s larger droplets resulting from talking, coughing and sneezing. The filter certifies 98% filtration efficiency and high breathability. Also wearing the BUFF® Filter Mask and the BUFF® Filter Tube may help to limit touching mouth and nose. However, the BUFF® Filter Mask and the BUFF® Filter Tube are not certified as a medical device or personal protective equipment. They are not intended for use by healthcare professionals, for occupational safety or as other protective device to protect against infection or other contaminants. There is increasing evidence that cloth face coverings help prevent people from spreading the virus to others.

  • What  is  HEIQ VIROBLOCK® treatment  for? 

The fabric technology HeiQ V-Block protects the inside pocket fabric from microbes and germs. 

  • Is it better than a homemade mask?  

The BUFF® Filter Mask and the BUFF® Filter Tube are designed for lightweight comfort and quality. The certified filter ensures the compliance with a quality standard, the European harmonized standard EN 14683 for Medical Face masks with regards to the performance requirements of bacterial filtration efficiency (BFE) and Breathability, providing 98% filtration efficiency and high breathability. With the elastic bands the BUFF® Filter Mask is adjustable on the back of the head for individual fit, avoiding pressure points around the ears. The BUFF® Filter Tube provides warmth and comfort and an ergonomic shape for better face fitting.

  • Can I compare the performance provided by the filters used with the BUFF® Filter Mask or BUFF® Filter Tube with a Surgical Mask? 

Yes. The filters meet the performance requirements of Bacterial Filtration Efficiency and breathability of the European harmonized standard EN14683:2019 for Medical face masks, obtaining Type Iª and II classification. Test report Number IN-00967/2020-1 issued by the accredited laboratory, Leitat Techological Center – Acondicionamiento Tarrasense, designated by an EU country to assess the conformity assessment of certain products before being placed on the market. Compliance with the referred performance requirements of European harmonized standard EN14683:2019 for Medical face masks ensures compliance of a quality standard.

  • Are there any other  BUFF®  products with tested filters as the BUFF® Filter Mask and BUFF® Filter Tube?

The BUFF® Filter Mask and the BUFF® Filter Tube are the only BUFF® products with filters tested by an accredited laboratory. Our regular multifunctional headwear products may cover the entire front of the face (nose, mouth, chin, and neck), so they may help to limit touching of the mouth and nose. Direct or indirect contact is another way that transmission of COVID-19 can occur through transfer of the virus from a hand to the mouth, nose or eyes after touching a contaminated surface. However, our regular multifunctional headwear products are not intended for use to protect the wearer against infection and are not certified as medical devices or Personal Protective Equipment.

  • Are  BUFF® Filter Mask  and BUFF® Filter Tube breathable? 

Yes. BUFF® Filter Mask and BUFF® Filter Tube are comfortable for everyday use and its certified filter meets breathability performance requirements obtaining type Iª and II classification of the European harmonized standard EN14683:2019 for Medical Face Masks.

  • When should I wear  BUFF® Filter Mask or BUFF® Filter Tube?

Worldwide, face masks have become an essential accessory for daily activities like grocery shopping or using public transport. Considering the exceptional situation we are living these days, we recommend wearing your BUFF® Filter Mask or your BUFF® Filter Tube when visiting businesses, closed spaces, using public transport, and at certain workplaces (other than healthcare and similar) when involve physical proximity to many other people and physical distancing measures are difficult to maintain. However, we strongly recommend you follow your local safety guidelines and regional authority instructions. 

CLEANING AND CARE FOR YOUR BUFF® FILTER MASK AND BUFF® FILTER TUBE

  • How  do I  clean the  BUFF® Filter Mask and BUFF® Filter Tube?

Once you remove your filter daily, we strongly recommend you wash the BUFF® Filter Mask or the BUFF® Filter Tube at 60ºC to ensure total disinfection. Care instructions are: machine-wash safe at 60ºC. Recommended delicate cycle and less than 30 mins washing program.

    • How often it is necessary to wash  my  BUFF® Filter Mask or BUFF® Filter Tube? 

The BUFF® Filter Mask and the BUFF® Filter Tube should be washed immediately after use and every time you change the filter. This frequency depends on the usage time as well as the environment conditions where it is being used, but always after a maximum 24h use.

WEARING YOUR  BUFF® FILTER MASK 

  • How do I put on my  BUFF® Filter Mask in a secure way?

The BUFF® Filter Mask is worn covering perfectly the nose, mouth, and chin of the user. Face masks need to be carefully put on and taken off in order to prevent self-contamination.

How to wear step by step:

      1. Before putting on the mask, wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water or with an alcohol-based solution.
      2. Place the filter in the mask pocket with clean hands as instructed.
      3. Place the mask carefully, ensuring it covers the mouth and nose areas.
      4. Place the upper strap on the head and adjust the mask on the nose and ears.
      5. Place on the chin and adjust the back of neck-straps.
      6. Once placed, avoid touching the mask with your hands while wearing it and if you do, wash your hands well with soap and water or with an alcohol-based solution.
      7.  
  • How do I  take  off my  BUFF® Filter Mask in a secure way?
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    1. Remove the mask from the back, without touching the front of the face mask. Handle the mask by the back fastenings to pull the face mask away from your face instead of pulling the face mask up and along your forehead.
    2. Remove the filter and dispose of it immediately upon removal. Used filters should be placed in an airtight container (e.g. plastic bag) and discarded to avoid contamination. When removing the mask and filter, avoid the contact between the filter and the face, fingers/hands to prevent self-contamination.
    3. Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water or with an alcohol-based solution. 
    4.  
      • How do I adjust  my  BUFF® Filter Mask?

The BUFF® Filter Mask can be adjusted by the two back of the head and neck-straps.

      • How do I put on my  BUFF® Filter Tube in a secure way?

The BUFF® Filter Tube is worn covering perfectly the nose, mouth, chin and neck of the user. Face masks need to be carefully put on and taken off in order to prevent self-contamination.

How to wear step by step:

          1. Before putting on the mask, wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water or with an alcohol-based solution.
          2. Place the filter in the mask pocket with clean hands as instructed.
          3. Place the mask carefully, ensuring it covers the mouth and nose areas.
          4. Once placed, avoid touching the mask with your hands while wearing it and if you do, wash your hands well with soap and water or with an alcohol-based solution.
          5.  
            • How do I take off my  BUFF® Filter Tube in a secure way?

            The BUFF® Filter Tube is worn covering perfectly the nose, mouth, chin and neck of the user. Face masks need to be carefully put on and taken off in order to prevent self-contamination.

            How to wear step by step:

              1. Before taking the mask off, wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water or with an alcohol-based solution.
              2. 1- Remove the mask from the back, without touching the front of the face mask. Handle the mask by the back fastenings to pull the face mask away from your face instead of pulling the face mask up and along your forehead.
              3. 2- Remove filter and dispose of it immediately upon removal. Used filters should be placed in an airtight container (e.g. plastic bag) and discarded to avoid contamination. When removing the mask and filter, avoid the contact between the filter and the face, fingers/hands to prevent self-contamination.
              4. 3- Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water or with an alcohol-based solution.
              5.  
                • Does the  BUFF® Filter Mask  work with glasses?

                Yes; BUFF® Filter Mask is adjustable on the back of the head for an individual fit so you will be able to wear glasses comfortably. However, we strongly recommend that you adjust your BUFF® Filter Mask to avoid fogging of your glasses.

                • Does the  BUFF® Filter Mask  work with long, short, and curly hair?

                The BUFF® Filter Mask has two elastic bands adjustable on the back of the head and it works with all haircuts and hairstyles.

                • Does it hurt  your  ears when you wear it many hours?

                No; with the elastic bands the BUFF® Filter Mask is adjustable on the back of the head for an individual fit, avoiding common pressure points around the ears. 

                                • Do the seams leave marks on your face when you wear it?

                No; the BUFF® Filter Mask has an ergonomic design in our lightweight CoolNet UV+® exclusive fabric providing all-day comfort. Thanks to the seams being bonded with a thin bonding tape, the seams are completely flat and leave no mark on your face while wearing the mask.

              6. ABOUT THE REMOVEABLE FILTERS

                                • Are the filters certified?

                The Filters have been tested by an accredited laboratory and meet the performance requirements of BFE and breathability standard EN14683:2019 obtaining type I and II classification.

                                • How do I place a new filter?

                Before handling the filter on your BUFF® Filter Mask, wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water or with an alcohol-based solution. Then, insert a new filter into the inside pocket of the mask. Make sure that the filter is completely flat and fitted into the shape of the inside pocket and does not protrude from the upper edge of the inside pocket.


                                • How do I remove a filter?

                The filter can be easily removed from the pocket once the user considers it necessary, but always after a maximum of 24h use. Remove the filter and dispose of it immediately upon removal. Used filters should be placed in an airtight container (e.g. plastic bag) and discarded to avoid contamination. Once done, you can through it away at a plastics recycling container.

                                • Can I use the  BUFF® Filter Mask  with out  the filter?

                We recommend always using the filter for maximum performing and filtration efficiency. The filter has a special design to fit in the BUFF® Filter Mask that has been tested and meets the performance requirements of Bacterial Filtration Efficiency and breathability of standard EN14683:2019 Medical Face Masks obtaining type I and II classification.

                                • How long can I use a filter before it needs to be replaced?

                Filters for BUFF® Filter Mask provide 98% Bacterial Filtration Efficiency up to 24h use, depending on the intensity of use and environment conditions. For maximum filtration efficiency, you should replace them on a daily basis.

                                • How should I throw filters away?

                Used filters should be placed in an airtight container (e.g. plastic bag) and discarded immediately to avoid possible contamination. Once done, you can through it away at a plastics recycling container.

                                • How many filters are included with the BUFF®  Filter mask?

                Each BUFF® Filter Mask includes five replacement filters.

                                • Can I buy extra filters pack? How many filters are included in the replacement pack?

                Yes; you can find Filter Packs with 30 replacement filters for both Adults and Kids sizes.

                                • Where do I get replacement Filters?

                At Escape Sports, Saskatoon.

                                • Can I use other filters that are not from BUFF®?

                We do not recommend using any other filter as we cannot ensure the pe