Eco-friendly fabric face masks are dual layered, reusable and have a filter pocket for the included five PM 2.5 carbon filters.
The sustainable cloth face coverings are two layers of polyester that can be washed in washing machine. An earth friendly alternative to face masks, they are made with fabric from recycled plastic bottles.
These masks are offered through PADI Gear to best serve the community and ocean we love. PADI is not making any profit from the sale of these masks -- the price you pay is our actual cost. Our driving incentive and hope – that ocean lovers will take precautions for their personal wellbeing, and the wellbeing of the communities they call home and the ocean they dive.
By purchasing these masks, you are making an impact on a very real issue facing our oceans – plastic pollution. And, by using a non-medical grade mask, you are increasing the chances the medical grade surgical and N95 masks will be available for our first responders.
• Machine wash (104° F / 40° C)
• Do not bleach, iron, tumble dry or dry clean
• Remove filter prior to washing
We recommend following local, national and international health organization protocols regarding cloth face coverings, their care and also their usage:
• CDC Recommendations and Usage
• CDC Cloth face coverings commonly asked questions
• World Health Organization (WHO): When and how to use masks
About PM2.5 filters:
While PADI understands that purchasers may use these face coverings in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, PADI makes no warranties, express or implied, about the medical efficacy of these face coverings to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Please understand that these face masks are not a replacement for medical-grade Personal Protective Equipment (such as N95 surgical masks or respirators), and in circumstances where medical-grade Personal Protective Equipment is recommended, you should consult a health care professional. The decision to use this mask is solely your own. PADI expressly disclaims any express or implied warranties, including the implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose. Please do not rely solely on these masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and remember that use of face masks is not intended to replace other recommended measures to stop the community spread of COVID-19, such as staying at home, social distancing, washing your hands and refraining from touching your face. Follow the latest advice of the CDC and other international health organizations, and your own health care professionals, as to how to use cloth face coverings most effectively and the best ways to keep yourself safe.
PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO OVERWHELMING RESPONSE, MASKS MAY REQUIRE TWO+ WEEKS FOR PRODUCTION & SHIPMENT. IF YOU REQUIRE A MASK NOW, PLEASE VISIT THIS CDC LINK, WHERE YOU'LL FIND A DESIGN PATTERN AND INSTRUCTIONS TO CREATE YOUR OWN MASK IN THE INTERIM.