The LG PuriCare Air Purifying Mask is an innovation from the Korean firm that began its development years ago to alleviate the effects of air pollution in the most polluted cities. However, it has taken on a new dimension in the current global health crisis. It began marketing at the beginning of the year and is already one more product in the catalog of large stores such as or .
This LG proposal has two high-efficiency HEPA 13 filters that, thanks to their filtering capacity, eliminate 97.3% of viruses and 93% of bacteria in addition to filtering dust, pollen and allergens. Also, it has two fans that allow users to enjoy clean and filtered air. LG PuriCare Air Purifying Mask has a battery that offers up to 8 hours of operation.
This filtering capacity has an impact on the price, since it is around 150 euros, but it contains two HEPA 13 filters, which can be used 10 hours a day for a month (the replacement pair is worth 12 euros). And it has another additional internal filter that can be used 10 hours a day for a week (the replacement of 30 units is priced at 12 euros). The company ensures that this mask is the perfect solution to the quality problems of homemade masks and the environmental and economic cost of disposable ones.
Made of medical grade silicone with electromagnetic safety, its ergonomic design makes it fit the face minimizing air leaks around the nose and chin and avoiding constant manipulation with the hands to put it on. In addition, its weight is 126 grams, it has adjustable straps and an anti-fog function.
The LG mask
In addition to this mask, LG has designed a case equipped with UV-LED lights that kill harmful germs. The case can even automatically charge the mask and send a notification to the LG ThinQ mobile app (Android/iOS) when the filters need to be replaced for maximum performance.