FFP2 is mainly used for filtering bacteria, pollen and pollution particles. The mask grade, unlike FFP3, cannot filter virus particle, however, it is good enough to prevent droplets that carry virus and bacteria when someone sneezes or coughes. The mask filters over 95% particles.
Where to use FFP2 masks:
- When travelling in public transport, where social distancing is possible.
- Medium exposure to virus and bacteria.
- Exposure to pollen and exhaust gases
Who to use FFP2 masks: young and healthy individual who wants to protect against virus and bacteria, people with pollen allergies, living in polluted cities