Masks are not direct substitutes for N95, surgical, or procedural masks and are not FDA approved. In circumstances where medical-grade Personal Protective Equipment is recommended, you should consult a healthcare professional. The decision to use and gift this mask is solely your own. Washing before first use is recommended. This is a personal-use item and cannot be returned. As we work to make masks for healthcare facilities, where they are needed most, please be patient and expect approximately 3-6 business days for delivery.