Maintaining a disinfectant liquid

Publication Date

December 17, 1996

Patent Number



The present invention relates to a light-weight disposable/detachable face shield for the protection of the eyes and face of wearers from accidental exposure to infectious, hazardous and undesirable substances. It is of particular interest in the protection of health care workers and professionals and laboratory personnel from accidental exposure to body fluids from infected patients. The shield is attachable to an unmodified, standard surgical mask. The shield comprises a fluid-impervious, transparent panel for protecting the eyes and face of the wearer, and a clip, attached to the panel, which reversibly engages the mask, thereby securely and reversibly holding the face shield to the mask.

Maintaining a disinfectant liquid