Reusable-N95-Respirator

View the Project on GitHub tgh-apil/Reusable-N95-Respirator

Orig: William Ng et al.

Project: Reusable N95 Respirator, aka “RNR”, aka “Reusable N95 Stop-Gap” in the time of respiratory viral pandemic

Note: The SSM and SSM Duo reusable N95 respirator are experimental medical devices that have been subject validated in 40 and 42 volunteers at a single institutionand are inteded for pandemic disaster use after firstline disposable N95 respirators; they have not been officially uptaken by the originating institution.

Last: 6 Jul 2020

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Reusable-N95-StopGap-Project

APIL-CIGITI-GLIA-Lakehead-McMaster-NOSM-Queen’s-USASK-UofT collab

Urgent design, testing, recommendation, upscale, dissemination of stop-gap N95 mask options with guidelines in light of disrupted N95 supply to COVID-19 era Canada

CAD Repo

Mattermost

Project Timeline

Current focus

Weekly focus

Filter Challenge

Medium term challenge

Design Options

SSM (UHN APIL and CIGITI)

Prototype, Refinement (Natasha, Jess, Andy, et al.)

Local Testing (Will et al.)

Particulate and NIOSH test

OSHA and Bitrex Testing

Other centres through Health Canada

Decontamination (Vahid)

Production (Vahid)

Regulation and Standards (Nasa, Arash)

Health Canada

Budget

Capital outlay

Cost per unit

Labour

Dissemination and Delivery

Funding

Ontario Together initiative to help fight COVID-19,

Long Term

Patent final product/s report

Non-Pandemic Use recommendations

Model refinement dependent on on-going funding

Publish then archived for future pandemic back-up response use

Team

UofT

Affiliates and Contacts

UHN Vascular Surgery “Development of a non-disposable N95” - UHN AMO grant