Frequently Asked QuestionsAugust 20, 2020 2023-10-24 9:23
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, The Communicator™ is a Class II, Code FXX Medical Device as FM86000 ASTM F2100 Procedural / Surgical Mask available in Level 1 and Level 3 barriers of protection.
The Communicator™ mask is a procedural / surgical mask available in 2 levels of protection:
- Level 1 provides low barrier protection for general use in low-risk, non-surgical procedures and exams that do not involve aerosols, sprays and fluids
- Level 3 provides maximum barrier protection without compromising comfort and breathability for use in procedures involving high risk of spray and/or fluids
When used as directed, surgical face masks are effective in reducing the spread of COVID-19. The Communicator™ surgical face mask is FDA approved to be safe to use, according to directions.
Yes, The Communicator™ mask is what we call ADA-effective allowing for the ability to read lips for deaf and heard of hearing persons.
The Communicator™ meets the “Effective Communication” clause of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. The Communicator™ mask has a clear window around the mouth and nose area which allows for lipreading and face reading; this clear window assists those people who are visual communicators.
The Communicator™ surgical face mask is FDA approved to be safe to use, according to directions. There is nothing sprayed on the mask. The Anti-Fog claim is the film, not the mask. There are no chemicals used in the production of the masks. Contains no natural rubber latex.
No, the mask does not fog. The Anti-Fog claim is the film, not the mask. There are no chemicals used in the production of the masks.
Yes, The Communicator™ is an FDA approved Surgical Face Mask with Clear Window.
Regulation: 21 CFR 878.4040
Yes, The Communicator™ mask is Health Canada approved. MDEL 17617
The clear plastic window should be worn on the outside away from the face to ensure proper closure to the sides of the face. Below is a short video example:
Yes, we are happy to provide sample masks for trial before purchasing. Please email [email protected] for sample requests.
No, The Communicator™ mask is available only with ear-loop.
No, custom prints and sizes are not available.
No, there are no expiration dates on The Communicator™ masks. Customers are encouraged to keep masks in climate-controlled environments.
No, The Communicator™ mask is not an N-95 mask. The Communicator™ mask is a surgical-grade medical mask: FDA-approved, Health Canada Approved, and has the CE mark for Europe.
The Communicator™ Level 3 offers maximum protection without compromising comfort and breathability. For use in procedures involving high risk of spray and/or fluids.
The Communicator™ mask is FDA approved as a one-time use disposable surgical face mask. Any cleaning or sanitizing of disposable PPE needs to be cleared by your healthcare facility infectious disease and prevention unit and users assume full responsibility and any risks/liability. Again, this mask is designed to be a one-time use and then dispose of properly.
The Communicator™ is designed to be a single-use disposable surgical face mask; to use the mask in any other way than intended use is not recommended and users do so at their own risk.
If you are interested in becoming a distributor for our products, please contact [email protected] for more information.
We only offer one size mask at the current time. We do not offer child-size masks. Limited size adjustments can be made by looping the ear loops to create a tighter fit for smaller faces.
We only offer one mask color [white] at the current time.
Microscopic water droplets are normal byproducts of respiration and occur when we exhale or when we speak. A recommendation is wipe the clear window with a clean tissue. If the mask has been worn for more than several hours or appears to be heavily wet, soiled, and dirty, the disposable mask should be properly discarded and replaced with a new mask.
Yes. Safe’N’Clear, Inc. is a small, woman-owned, and deaf-owned business. Our team includes women, minorities, and veterans. Safe’N’Clear, Inc. strives to develop mutually beneficial business relationships with diverse suppliers. We encourage opportunities with small, minority-owned, family-owned, women-owned, disadvantaged/disabled, veteran-owned, and LGBTQA businesses as both suppliers and customers. Please contact [email protected] to request an updated listing of the diversity certifications.