Haze mask efficacy questioned experts call for standards

With the coming of “3.15” international consumer rights day, which fake goods are still on the market, which infringe on the legitimate rights and interests of consumers, has become the focus of public attention. This also includes the anti haze mask which is on fire due to haze weather< According to the statistics of the Central Meteorological Bureau, in the past 2013, haze affected more than 100 large and medium-sized cities in 25 provinces in China, with the average haze days of 29.9 days, the highest in 52 years. 1n the latest haze outbreak, the Central Meteorological Observatory has issued 12 haze warnings in a row, and Beijing Tianjin Hebei and its surrounding areas have become "disaster areas" in the gray weather, the number of “mask face” walking on the street also increases. Or the colorful Plaid clothes, or the pig mouth like gas masks, masks have become the most effective haze prevention tools for most people to go out “1 went to buy masks and ran to many drugstores in those days, but they all said they were sold out. Whether it’s true or not, the masks are out of stock! ” Although the fine weather in recent days has made Ms. Wang very comfortable, she can’t help complaining about the experience of rushing to buy masks in haze last month the frequent attack of haze has suddenly inflamed the domestic mask market. Shandong media reported that according to the data provided by the marketing department of Jinan Shuyu civilian pharmacy, from June to the end of December 2013, the pharmacy sold more than 200000 anti PM2.5 masks, of which nearly 80000 were sold in December alone, with an average of 2580 per day the reporter learned that not only the sales of masks in offline stores are rising, but also the sales data of major e-commerce websites are amazing by inputting keywords such as “anti haze mask”, “PM2.5 mask” in tmall mall, you can retrieve thousands of product lists. 1n Jingdong Mall, excellent Amazon and other websites, many masks were even “out of stock” or “tight inventory” for a time. The monthly sales volume of tmall flagship store of a well-known domestic brand mask also reached more than 20000 the effectiveness of masks has been questioned, which worries consumers. the booming mask market also brings another problem: are these masks that claim to prevent haze really effective “who can prevent the disclosure of PM2.5 14 masks”, “haze prevention or deception?”? There is only one truth! Evaluation of 8 common “haze prevention” masks, how many years do you want to live? With the public’s worry that it is difficult to distinguish the true from the false, online evaluation posts like this have caused many people to reprint some netizens started from the packaging of products and questioned the “exaggeration” of some masks. Other netizens sent masks to private testing centers for testing at their own expense, claiming to have uncovered “Li Gui” in the anti haze masks an evaluation Post said that on the outer package of some masks, there was a “TM” mark on the top right of the word “PM2.5”, indicating that it was not PM2.5 particles themselves, but a trademark under registration named “PM2.5″” But it has nothing to do with the real “PM2.5.” Qiu Baochang, a well-known expert in consumer rights and interests law, said that if the mask is not a professional mask against PM2.5, it is a misleading and false propaganda to sell it as a product trademark copyright notice: This article is reproduced from the network media, only represents the author’s point of view, and has nothing to do with this website. 1f the information column articles and comments violate your legal rights, please call to let us know and we will deal with them in time

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