Washing Recommendations

To ensure the integrity of your Stedair® Prevent AMT mask, it’s important to follow the recommended washing guidelines.

Hand Wash

Recommended for increased longevity

  • Hand wash in hot water with liquid soap (hand, dish, laundry)
  • Rub gently with your hands for 1 minute to allow the soap to penetrate well into the fabric
  • Rinse thoroughly
  • Press to remove excess water
  • Do not twist
  • Hang the mask to air dry for a minimum of 2 hours before next use
  • Do not iron, Do not bleach

Reusable up to 100 Washes

Discontinue use if visible wear (hole) or fabric separation

Machine Wash

Easy and low-maintenance

  • Machine wash in hot water with liquid soap
  • Tumble dry
  • Do not iron, Do not bleach

Reusable up to 35 Washes

Discontinue use if visible wear (hole) or fabric separation

Masks should be washed after each use

It is important to always remove the masks correctly and wash your hands after handling or touching a used mask.

Disclaimer

Non-medical masks are not considered personal protective equipment (PPE). Recommendations for the use of personal protective equipment are based on risk assessments of specific environments and risk of exposure. Children under the age of 2 do not need to wear one, or anyone who has trouble breathing.

Source: National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRDC), Division of Viral Diseases