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In vitro and in vivo studies have shown that CPC has the ability to break down viruses with a lipid envelope, similar to the envelope that coronaviruses possess.

 

Popkin et al. 20176

CPC effectively inactivates viruses with a lipid envelope6

Mukherjee et al. 20177 

El CPC effectively prevents infections in the upper respiratory tract caused by viruses with a lipid envelope.

 

AUTHORS: Jordana Muñoz-Basagoiti1,*, Daniel Perez-Zsolt1,*, Rubén León2, * , Vanessa Blanc2,* , Joan Gispert2, Bonaventura Clotet1,3,4, Nuria Izquierdo-Useros1,3

Cetylpyridinium chloride-containing mouthwashes reduce in vitro SARS-CoV-2 infectivity

Here we show that Cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC), a quaternary ammonium compound present in many oral mouthwashes, reduces SARS-CoV-2 infectivity by inhibiting viral fusion with target cells.

 

We also found that CPC and CPC-containing mouth rinses decreased a thousand times the infectivity of SARS-CoV-2 in vitro, while the corresponding vehicles had no effect. CPC containing mouth rinses could represent a cost-effective measure to reduce SARS-CoV2 infectivity in saliva, aiding to reduce viral transmission from infected individuals.

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What’s the difference between N95, KN95, FFP2 and KF94 mask rating?

 

The N95 mask has a full name of NIOSH-approved N95 respirator, which means these respirators are tested of 95% filtration and certified by the U.S. National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).

 

And the KN95, FFP2 and KF94 mask is as effective as NIOSH-certified N95 mask with the same filtration efficiency, but are tested by different nation criteria. The KN95 respirator is a particulate-filtering mask tested using the China criteria.

 

The FFP2 is a filtering facepiece score of 94% filter capacity approved by Europe, and the KF94 is tested by Korea criteria.

 

To simply put, we could put these respirators into an equation as below:

 

  • N100 (99.97%) = FFP3 (99.95%)

  • N95 (95%) = KN95 (95%) = FFP2 (94%)

  • KF94 (94%)

  • KN90 (90%).

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