The electric cooker is not only used in cooking, but it can also sanitize the N95 mask. The study, published in 'Environmental Science and Technology Letters', states that the N95 mask was kept in dry heat for 50 minutes in an electric cooker, which not only disinfected it inside and out but also some sort of filter No harm was done.
Vishal Verma, a researcher at the University of Illinois at the US, said that there are many different ways to disinfect any mask, but most of them spoil the filter. Verma said that any kind of sanitizing would require disinfecting all the surfaces of the mask, but equally important is that its filter is completely protected during this time and it fits perfectly on the wearer's face Returns.
During testing, it was discovered that the N95 mask disinfected the mask if kept inside the cooker at 100 ° C temperature for 50 minutes. He then tested the mask's filter and its shape, in which it met.
Researchers estimate that dry heat meets all three criteria and does not require any special chemicals while doing so. Varma said that he wanted to find a method that would be accessible to the people at home. That is why they decided to test the electric cooker.