AVIRO neck gaiters are unique, they are engineered with HeiQ Viroblock, antiviral and antibacterial fabric protection.
- Reduce mishandling and contamination of face masks with our new anti-microbial technology.
- Developed to be breathable and comfortable to wear for extended periods of time.
- Elastic for a snug fit and easy use.
AVIRO fabric has been independently tested:
100% New Zealand owned.
- ISO18184 Anti-Viral Efficiency >99% (coronavirus & H1N1)*
- ISO20743 Anti-Bacterial Efficiency >99%
Blue Sign Approved Dyeing.
BSCI Approved Production Facility.
Please note: All AVIRO facemasks and neck gaiters are unisex.
Standard face masks can be a dangerous surface for viruses and bacteria. When you touch the mask (pick it up, take it off or adjust it on your face) there is a risk of transferring pathogens. Due to NZ Government request of using a three layer face covering. This neck gaiter is engineered to be used while exercising and not in highly congested zones. Not intended for medical use.
*Identification of Viral Strains: Influenza H1N1 ATCC VR-1683, Coronavirus (Feline), Strain Munich.
*antimicrobial activity slowly reduces from 99.69% to 99.29% after x15 washes.
FABRIC & CARE:
We recommend washing after approximately 20 hours of use for face masks & 50 hours of use for gloves, or if it gets visibly dirty. Wash in gentle wash in laundry bag in 30℃ and below. Light detergent & no fabric softener. Cold machine wash, do not bleach or use fabric softeners, hang to drip dry in shade, do not iron or dry clean.
AVIRO garments are not a replacement for medical-grade protective equipment, and should not be used in place of other recommended measures to inhibit the spread of COVID-19. Please continue to follow the government and Ministry of Health guidelines, practice social distancing, hand-washing, avoid touching your face, and follow any instructions to stay at home.