$type=carousel$color=#5dade2$host=https://techdoge.blogspot.com

Delhi smog: A complete guide to buying the right air pollution mask

The battle against rising air pollution in north India is one that is waged every year. The challenge just got a whole lot tougher on Tuesday when monitoring stations in Delhi showed toxicity reaching new highs for the season.

 Delhi smog

The battle against rising air pollution in north India is one that is waged every year. The challenge just got a whole lot tougher on Tuesday when monitoring stations in Delhi showed toxicity reaching new highs for the season. While numerous medical research has already shown a direct link between pollution and either premature deaths or with serious ailments, city-dwellers are increasingly advised to wear pollution masks to minimise the ill-effects.


But not all masks that claim to constantly purify the air one breathes actually work as promised. So when shopping for that protective covering for the face, be sure to keep the following points in mind.


* A surgeon/medical mask is not going to prevent micro particles like PM2.5 - a primary cause of ailments in the human body - from entering the body. Most experts agree that while they may be the cheapest option available, a wet handkerchief/towel is still a better option to cover the face with.


* Respirators are the most practical bet in the fight against air pollution. N-95 and N-99 respirators (specifications mentioned in the packaging) offer a good level of protection from pollutants.


* Look for masks which also offer ventilation outlets. Some have single valves while others have dual. This can be especially helpful for people who wear spectacles or sunglasses because they don't get foggy and therefore, does not hinder vision.


* Masks with adjustable ear strings can also be helpful as a non-adjustable version may cause some amount of pain behind the ear on prolonged use.


* Similarly, look for pollution masks with a nose clip or clamp. This can help keep the mask suitably placed on the face at all times.


* There is some degree of confusion over the size of masks to wear. As a thumb rule, men should get a large size while women are advised medium. Children, obviously, need to be given a small-size mask. Since each individual is different, be sure that the ear hooks and nose clips/clamps are present on the mask so that even if the incorrect size is purchased, the fit can be customised. Remember, most retailers will not accept returns as it is a personal use product.


* Not all masks are washable. And then there are masks with replaceable filters. Do be sure to read the instructions carefully and check the life of the mask available and if there are filters, the cost and availability. 


* While there are masks ranging from Rs 100 to Rs 5,000 in the market, some options in the Rs 300 to Rs 600 price bracket work perfectly well. Do be sure to check reviews if buying online or check for recognised approval seals on the packaging if buying from a store in person.




Source:ZeeNews

COMMENTS

BLOGGER

You May Like!

loading...

|Hindi News_$type=two$h=0$meta=0$rm=0$snip=0$color=#ee3c29$host=https://hindiekhabar.blogspot.com

Name

#ALIEN,1,#Biography,1,#BIZARRE,1,#Brent Schlender Rick Tetzeli,4,#Elizabeth II,1,#FINAL,2,#HOCKEY,9,#HWL2015,4,#Islam,1,#Moharram,1,#orb,1,#Prophet Muhammad,1,#Queen,1,#Salman Khan,2,#Shah Rukh Khan,3,#shocking,4,#Shocking‬,17,#Silicon Valley,1,#sky,1,#Spain,1,#Steve Jobs,1,#UFO,1,#YOGA,1,10 countries Without Armed Forces,1,10 wickets in an One-Day Match,1,1000 individual centuries,1,18+,8,1975,1,2,1,2015,2,2015 Rewind,3,2016 Kabaddi World Cup,1,25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup,1,3D-printed bikini,1,5th Sultan of Johor Cup,5,7 Wonders of Water,1,Aam Aadmi Party,1,aamir khan,2,AAP,1,Aashiqui,1,accused,1,Aditya Roy Kapoor,1,Adnan Sami,1,Adolf Hitler,2,Advanced Materials,1,Afghanistan,4,air crash,1,air crashes,1,Airbus A-321,1,Airlift,1,Airtel,1,akshay kumar,5,Aktu,21,Alia Bhatt,3,Alien Civilization,1,alien megastructures,1,aliens,3,All-stars league,1,Amazon,1,ambient radio frequency,1,Amit Mishra,2,amritsar,1,Amy Jackson,1,An Indian temple made Zuckerberg,1,Andhra Pradesh,1,android,10,Android 6.0 Marshmallow,2,Android games,2,Android Marshmallow,1,Anu Aggarwal,1,Anushka Sharma,1,Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli,5,APJAKT,3,APJAKTU,8,apple,8,apps,1,Arbaaz Khan,1,archery,1,army,1,Arsenal,1,Arshi Khan,1,Arun Jaitley,1,Arvind Kejriwal,5,Arvind Vegda,1,Ashish Nehra,2,ashram,1,Asia Cup,3,Asia Cup 2016,22,Asia Cup 2017,2,assault,1,asteroids,1,astrology,3,ATC,1,Atletico Madrid,1,attention deficit disorders,1,Auistralian Open,1,Australia,1,Australian Open,4,Austria,1,Automobiles,6,aviation,1,Badminton,17,Ballon d'Or,1,bcci,11,BCCI's cricketers of the year,1,Beautiful,1,Beauty Tips,2,Beauty trends,1,Big Bang,1,Bigg Boss,4,Bigg Boss 11,4,Bigg Boss 9,4,Bigg Boss house,4,BiggBoss11,3,bihar,2,billionaire,1,Billionaire Barber,1,billionaires,1,BJP,4,black hole,1,black out,1,BlackBerry Priv,1,Blind cricket,1,blogging,1,Blood vessels,1,body,2,bollywood,232,Borussia Dortmund,1,botnet,1,boxing,6,Brain,2,Brainder Sran,1,Break fast,1,Breathe,1,BSNL,2,Budget 2016,6,Business,71,calm,1,Cannes,1,cbse,5,celebration,56,Champions Trophy,17,champions trophy 2017,19,ChennaiRain,1,child labor,1,Children’s Day,2,Chris Gayle,1,Christmas,2,Clean Ganga,1,clean Ganga Mission,1,Cleantech,1,Comedy,1,Comedy Nights Live,1,Comedy Nights With Kapil,3,computer,6,computer tricks,2,Computer;Computer system; Computer History; History; History of computer; What is computer?,1,creativity,1,Cricket,534,crime,40,Cristiano Ronaldo,1,csk,1,culture,82,Curiosity rover,1,cyber security,1,d-wave,1,dalit student's suicide,1,David Miller,1,David Warner,1,ddca,4,DDos attacks,1,De Villiers,1,Deepika-Ranveer,1,Defence,14,delhi,10,Delhi Airport,1,Delhi Metro,3,Delhi University,3,Denmark open,1,Dhanteras,1,Dhanvantari Trayodashi,1,diesel,1,Digital india,4,Diwali,18,Diwali Bazaar,2,Diwali Melas,1,domestic cricket,1,Dr. APJ AKTU,1,drake equation,1,Durga puja,3,Dussehra,3,Dwarf Planet,1,dynamic optical projection stereolithography,1,Dyson spheres,1,Dyson swarm,1,earning,1,earthquake,6,Economy,5,education,105,election,2,electricity,1,Emami,1,engineers,3,England,2,entertainment,358,Eris,1,Euro 2016,30,eviction,1,Facebook,5,Facebook gives clarification for Changing DP in the support of Digital India,1,facebook's clarification,1,facts,2,Fair and Handsome,1,Farm,1,fashion,8,festival,48,Festival,2,festivals,10,Field hockey,28,Field of play: Field hockey,1,FIELDHOCKEY,19,fielding,1,FIFA,8,Fifa U-17 World Cup,7,FIH Champions Trophy,9,FIH Hockey Champions Trophy,1,FIH Junior Hockey World,1,FIH Men's Champions Trophy 2016,1,FIH world rankings,1,filedhockey,1,files,1,FIR,1,Firecrackers,1,first batsman to score 1000,1,Fitness,7,Fitness Supplements,1,flipkart,2,food,25,football,97,Forbes' 30-Under-30,1,Freedom 251,12,Freevolt,1,Freevolt technology,1,French,2,Frenzzup,1,frontiers,1,FUN FACTS,1,funny,2,Galaxy S8,1,games,1,Gaming,1,GandhiJayanti,2,Gayatri Mantra,1,Gems,1,Good News,74,Google,12,Google Account,1,Google Maps,1,Google releases map of first 100 stations to get Wi-Fi,1,Govardhan Puja,1,grooming,1,GSAT-15,1,GST,1,Guinness record,1,Gurpreet Singh,1,Guyana,1,hacking tips,4,happiness,4,hashim amla,1,haunted,1,haunted stadiums,1,Health,95,healthy,2,Herald case,1,HIL,7,Hindi Stories,49,Hinduism,1,History,13,hockey,81,HOCKEY,1,Hockey Legend,1,Holi,7,hollywood,44,honey singh,1,horror,3,horror movie,3,How to transfer data from one computer to another...........,1,Hrithik Roshan,1,Hubble,1,Hummor,1,hwl,6,hwl2017,6,Hyderabad,1,Hydrogen Bomb,1,I-League,1,ICC,3,ICC ODI ranking,2,ICC T20I Rankings,1,ICC test ranking,4,ICC Under-19 World Cup,1,ICC World T20,141,IGI,1,IIFA,3,increase wifi speed,1,IND,1,Independence Day,1,INDIA,87,India ‘A’ beat South Africa by eight wickets in the T20 warm-up match,1,India A,1,India Junior Men Team announced for 5th Sultan of Johor Cup to be played in Johor Bahru,1,India v South Africa flashback: Famous Indian victories,1,INDIA VS Australia,33,India vs England,3,INDIA VS NEW ZEALAND,13,INDIA VS NEWZEALAND,3,INDIA VS PAKISTAN,16,INDIA vs South Africa,9,India vs Sri Lanka,16,India@70,1,Indian Air Force,2,indian army,1,Indian Cricket,5,Indian Cricketers,3,Indian Institute of Management,1,Indian Ocean,1,INDIAN YOGA,1,Indians,2,Indonesia,1,IndvsAus,2,INDvsSA,9,innovative cricket,1,Inspiration,134,Intel,1,intelligence,1,intelligent life,1,intenet tricks,1,INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY,5,Internet,2,internet from space,1,Internet sensation,1,Internet.org,1,Interview,1,iOS 9,1,iPhone,18,iphone 6s,2,iPhone 7,1,iPhone 7 Plus,1,iPhone 7 Plus Red,1,Iphone8,5,ipl,23,Ipl 2017,9,IPL10,9,ipl2016,9,IPL2017,14,IPL2018,1,Iran-Saudi crisis,1,Iraq,1,Iron Man,1,Is this the temple that made Zuckerberg,1,ISI,1,ISIS,16,ISRO,4,Iulia Vantur,1,IYD,1,Jammu and Kashmir,1,Janmashtami,2,japan,1,Jat stir,2,jio,5,jnu,13,jobs,4,Jobs billionaires?,1,Joe Root,1,Johar cup,1,joy,3,JUNIOR HOCKEY,1,jupiter,1,Juventus,1,Kabaddi,10,Kaizen,1,Kalinga Utkal Express,2,Kalpana Saroj,1,Kapil Sharma,5,Katrina Kaif,1,Khan Market,1,know my computer,1,Kohinoor Diamond,1,Kolkata,4,Kota,1,Kourou,1,KUMBHAKARNA,1,Lal Bahadur Shastri,1,larger,1,LasVegas,1,latest,1,Laziness,1,LEAP Motion,1,learn,1,Lecture Notes,7,Legend,9,life style,13,lifestyle,476,light,1,Linux,1,Lionel Messi,3,live cricket,3,lockheed martin,1,Lodha committee,1,Look,1,love,6,Love Birds,3,LPG subsidy,2,Lucknow,1,Madhya Pradesh,1,Mahatma Gandhi,2,Make in India,1,MALAYSIA,2,Mallika Sherawat,1,MandalayBay,1,Mark Zuckerberg,6,Mark Zuckerberg changes his profile picture to support ‘Digital India’,1,marriage,1,Mars,3,Martian,1,Martin Guptill,1,Martina Hingis,2,Masters Champion League 2020,1,Mc Donald,2,MCL,3,medical,1,Mehboob Alam,1,Mela,1,men,1,Micromax,1,Microsoft,1,militants,1,Miss Universe 2015,1,Mithali Raj,1,MMA,1,mobile data,1,mobile phone,2,Modi,1,Mohammad Yousuf,1,MOL,1,money,36,Monzilla Firefox Faster Then Ever.........,1,movie review,17,movvi,1,MS Dhoni,27,multi task,1,Mumbai,1,MWC 2017,1,Nagpur,1,Nana Patekar,1,Narendra Modi,8,NASA,15,Nasa scientists find evidence of flowing water on Mars,1,National,405,National Herald Case,1,Natsamrat,1,nature,2,Nawaz Sharif,3,Naxals Attack,1,Neerja,2,Nelson Mandela,1,New Year's resolutions,2,news,1533,news sports,1,Nikhil Jain,1,‪‎NirbhayaRapist‬ ‪‎JuvenileRapist‬,1,No.1,1,nokia,4,Nokia 3310,1,North Korea,1,Northeast India,2,Novak Djokovic,1,november,1,Obama,1,Odd-even,7,ODI,4,offbeat,105,Olympics,2,Omar Abdullah,1,online,1,Oscar,1,Oscars,1,others,125,P.V.Sindhu,1,pakistan,31,Pakistan's Bacha Khan University attack,2,Papu,1,Parineeti Chopra,1,Pathankot terror attack,11,Paytm,1,pc,1,pc tricks,3,PCA,1,peace of mind,1,petrol,1,phone,1,Pixel2,1,plane crashes,1,pluto,2,POINTS FOR A SUCCESSFUL INTERVIEW,1,politics,3,pollution,2,Porn Watching,1,Prashant Kishore,1,Preity Zinta,1,Premier League,1,Presidency College,1,Priyanka Chopra,7,pro boxing,4,Pro Wrestling League,2,profile videos,1,profiles,1,progeria,1,programmers,1,Proteas,2,PSL,1,Pulwama,1,Quantico,1,quantum,1,quantum computers,1,quantum computing,1,qubits,1,quotes,1,radiation,1,Rafael Nadal,1,Rags to Riches,2,Rahul Dravid,2,Rahul Gandhi,2,Rail Budget 2016,1,Rail Ministry,1,Railway,1,railway stations,1,Rajnath Singh,1,Raju Dabhade,1,Raksha Bandhan,4,Ramiz Raja,1,Ranbir Kapoor,1,Rape,2,Ravichandran Ashwin,1,real life hero,3,real life story,2,Real Madrid,1,Red Brigade,1,Relationship,31,Reliance,1,religi,1,Religion,10,Republic Day,5,results,12,Richter Scale,1,Right to Information,1,RIO 2016,64,Rio Olympics,52,Rohit Sharma,2,Roll Ball,1,Rolls Royce,1,Roma,1,rr,1,rss,1,russia,2,Russian airliner,1,S7 Edge,1,Sachin Tendulakar,6,safety,1,SAFF Cup,3,salman khan,6,Samsung,5,Samsung Galaxy S7,2,Sandeep Patil,1,Sania Mirza,2,Sarahah app,1,Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel,1,science,75,search for life,1,security,2,security forces,1,selfies,1,sensex,2,servers,1,SETI,1,sexual assault,2,Sexual violence,3,Shahid Afridi,1,Shane Warne’s greatest Indian Test XI,1,Shiksha ka Sawaal,1,shocking,4,shots,1,showbiz,93,Shuvajit Payne,1,Sidharth Malhotra,1,Sinai,1,sledging,1,Sleeping,1,smartphone,18,snapdeal,1,social news,29,Social Trade,3,software engineers,1,solar eclipse,1,sonia gandhi,1,Soochna evam Rozgar Adhikar Abhiyan,1,Sourav Ganguly,2,South Africa,5,South Africa in India Series,1,South America,1,South Asian Games,13,south korea,1,space,7,space science,46,speed up internet,1,speed up monzilla,1,speed up wifi,1,Speed up you pc,1,spied,1,Spirituality,2,sports,808,spot,1,Squash,3,Sran,1,star,4,Star Wars,1,stars,1,Stephen Hawking,3,Stephen Hawking Biography,1,story,1,Success,2,Suicide,1,Suicides,1,Sultan Azlan Shah Cup,5,sun,1,Sundar Pichai,1,Sunny Leone,4,suresh Raina,2,Sushmita Sen,1,swachh Bharat,1,Swachh Cess,1,Syria,1,T20,9,Teacher’s Day,1,Team India,1,tech,174,Telangana,1,temple,1,tennis,18,Terror attack,43,terrorist,1,TEST,6,The Blind Relief Association,1,The Kapil Sharma Show,6,tips and tricks,33,Top 10 ODI batsmen,1,Top Division European Club,1,tor,1,Trai,1,trailer,4,Train,1,Travel,33,Trending,28,tricks,3,true love,1,Turkey,1,twitter,1,U-19 World Cup,12,UFC,1,UFO,5,Underwater Tunnel,1,University of California,1,unsung heroes,1,UPTET,1,UPTU,14,US elections,1,US Military,1,Usain Bolt,2,video news,11,Vidya Balan,1,Vijay Hazare Trophy 2015-16,1,Vijender Singh,3,Viral Hit,2,Viral Story,5,Virat Kohli,18,Virender Sehwag,6,water,2,wazir,1,Wazir trailer,1,websites,1,weight,1,Weight,1,whats app,2,Whats app Tricks,2,whatsaap cheats,1,whatsapp,3,whatsapp tips,1,Wi-Fi in India,1,Wi-Fi services,1,wifi,5,windows 10,4,women,1,World,1,world cup,1,World news,244,Wrestling,11,WTA,1,WTA Finals,1,WTA ranking,1,wwe,11,Wynk,1,xiaomi,1,YOGA,1,Yogeshwar Dutt,1,Yuvraj Singh,2,Zika virus,5,Zodiac Sign,1,
ltr
item
B3infoarena: Delhi smog: A complete guide to buying the right air pollution mask
Delhi smog: A complete guide to buying the right air pollution mask
The battle against rising air pollution in north India is one that is waged every year. The challenge just got a whole lot tougher on Tuesday when monitoring stations in Delhi showed toxicity reaching new highs for the season.
https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-GFf5l0wo7kM/WgHGdwclUbI/AAAAAAAAZT4/l7wXrvDpwo4VbQTosoOtDkZrg6-LFfB8QCK4BGAYYCw/s640/View%2Bimage.jpg
https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-GFf5l0wo7kM/WgHGdwclUbI/AAAAAAAAZT4/l7wXrvDpwo4VbQTosoOtDkZrg6-LFfB8QCK4BGAYYCw/s72-c/View%2Bimage.jpg
B3infoarena
http://www.b3infoarena.in/2017/11/delhi-smog-a-complete-guide-to-buying-the-right-air-pollution-mask.html
http://www.b3infoarena.in/
http://www.b3infoarena.in/
http://www.b3infoarena.in/2017/11/delhi-smog-a-complete-guide-to-buying-the-right-air-pollution-mask.html
true
7205862577246115806
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS CONTENT IS PREMIUM Please share to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy