UNDERSTANDING THE CODES:
The N95 is the USA equivalent of the European P2 and P3 masks with the P3 offering the higher protection.
The N95/KN95 respirators have a Particle Filtration Efficiency (PFE) of >95% @ 0.3 micron.
These respirators are intended for use in infection control practices.
KN95 (China GB2626-2006)
N95 (United States NIOSH-42CFR84)
FFP2 (Europe EN 149-2001)
P2 (Australia/New Zealand AS/NZA 1716:2012)
Korea 1st class (Korea KMOEL – 2017-64)
DS (Japan JMHLW-Notification 214, 2018)
CLASS FILTER PENETRATION LIMIT (at 95L/min air flow)
FFP#3 Filters at least 99% of particles <2% inward leakage
FFP#2 Filters at least 94% of particles <8% inward leakage
FFP#1 Filters at least 80% of particles <22% inward leakage