Sterile Cleanroom Mask is designed for breathability, comfort.

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Recommended for ISO Class 5 or higher cleanrooms, Kimtech Pure M3 Sterile Pouch Facemask has tight seal that helps reduce goggle fogging as well as risk of escaping particles. Pouch design and breathing chamber size reduce chance for particle build-up, and 2 knitted headbands comfortably hold mask in place while it is being worn. Made of apertured, low-lint polyethylene film, mask contains no natural rubber latex and is gamma irradiated with Sterility Assurance Level of 10-6.

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New Sterile Pouch-Style Cleanroom Mask Provides Superior Breathability, Comfort and Airflow

Kimtech Pure M3 Sterile Pouch Facemask Designed for Maximum Bacterial and Particle Filtration

ROSWELL, Ga. - Kimberly-Clark Professional announces the latest in contamination control for sterile environments: the Kimtech Pure M3 Sterile Pouch Facemask. The facemask is recommended for use in ISO Class 5 or higher cleanrooms.

The mask's pouch design and large breathing chamber reduce the chance for particle build-up. Its consistently tight seal helps to reduce goggle fogging and the risk of escaping particles.

"A protective, comfortable facemask means better performance," explains Damon Larkin, category manager, Kimberly-Clark Professional. "And better performance means better protection, which is important in sterile environments that require constant monitoring to prevent contamination."

The mask's two knitted headbands are comfortable and help to hold the mask in place while it's being worn. Additional comfort is provided by the mask's fabric inner facing.

Made of apertured, low-lint polyethylene film for protection against contamination, the Kimtech Pure M3 Sterile Pouch Facemask contains no natural rubber latex, thus reducing the risk of allergic reactions. The masks are individually packaged and triple-bagged for extra protection. They are gamma irradiated with a Sterility Assurance Level (SAL) of 10-6. Certificates of Irradiation are available online at

For more information on the new Kimtech Pure M3 Sterile Pouch Facemask, and other Kimtech Brand products, visit

About Kimberly-Clark Professional

Kimberly-Clark Professional is an indispensable business partner, delivering leading-edge health, hygiene and productivity solutions that provide tangible value every day, everywhere. Kimberly-Clark Professional is also committed to reducing environmental impact at every stage in a product's life cycle with its Reduce Today, Respect Tomorrow program. Known for innovative, quality solutions for away-from-home washrooms, "clean" and "industrial" manufacturing environments, and DIY settings, the global brands of Kimberly-Clark Professional include Kleenex, Scott, Kimcare, WypAll, KleenGuard, and Kimtech. With the acquisition of Jackson Safety, Kimberly-Clark Professional offers an even broader range of PPE and other safety offerings, including welding and work-zone safety products. Located in Roswell, Ga., Kimberly-Clark Professional is one of Kimberly-Clark Corporation's four business segments and can be visited on the web at

About Kimberly-Clark

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 150 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds the No. 1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries.

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