New PEEL & STICK Filters with N95-like Efficacy

Lawrenceville, NJBedBug Central’s product line SenSci has introduced a break-through technology to transform the way companies and clients are protected from the spread of COVID-19, as well as, other airborne particles with the revolutionary PEEL & STICK filters from Ascent Consumer Products.

“As soon as we saw the product, we knew we could make a difference in the fight against COVID-19,” said Phil Cooper, owner of BedBug Central. “This product gives us the chance to be a part of the solution and help stop the spread of COVID-19.”

Ascent Consumer Products, the PEEL & STICK filter’s manufacturer, selected BedBug Central through their SenSci product line, to be the master distributor for their revolutionary filters through all business-to-business channels.

The PEEL & STICK filters, are proudly made in the U.S.A., featuring a three-layer breathable material with a 60-hour lifespan.  It filters out 99%of airborne particles, bacteria, dust, mold, and pollen down to 0.1 microns,  in a study conducted by Nelson Labs. These filters can adhere to any facial covering to increase the mask’s efficiency, up to a N95 level.  

Mark Paine, Vice President of Ascent Consumer Products, explained that the PEEL & STICK filters help provide increased protection against viruses, like COVID-19 and other airborne particles that aren’t replicated in other filters currently on the market.

“The only other filters available on the market are not made in the U.S.A., do not have the peel and stick, and are active carbon filters only,” Paine said. “The CDC, FDA and WHO are saying that one layer of protection is not enough and you need a minimum of two layers.  Our three-layered breathable filters plus the one additional layer of the mask, offers you the best level of protection currently available.”

“Other after-market filters can’t compete with the PEEL & STICK filters efficacy,” said Rob DiJoseph, President of BedBug Central. “The PEEL & STICK filters significantly raise the bar when it comes to the safety of the mask-wearer and the people they come in contact with.

By adding the filter to any mask, the wearer is increasing their mask to the efficiency of a N95 level without sacrificing the limited supply of actual N95 masks for healthcare professionals and first responders.”

Due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases across the nation, states are starting to mandate the use of masks in public, however, the levels of effectiveness against the virus varies with each mask, therefore, filters are highly recommended..

According to a study by Florida Atlantic University, “well-fitted homemade masks with multiple layers of quilting fabric and off-the-shelf cone style masks, proved to be the most effective in reducing droplet dispersal.” However, the study also determined that even with a mask, respiratory droplets can still be projected and spread COVID-19 to others.

“Without a mask, droplets traveled more than 8 feet; with a bandana, they traveled 3 feet, 7 inches; with a folded cotton handkerchief, they traveled 1 foot, 3 inches; with the stitched quilting cotton mask, they traveled 2.5 inches; and with the cone-style mask, droplets traveled about 8 inches,” the study stated.

“As we’ve seen from the Florida Atlantic University study,” Cooper said, “the PEEL & STICK filters can significantly help reduce the distances that the virus can travel when used with any mask and thus having a greater impact on stopping the spread of Coronavirus.”

Both DiJoseph and Cooper agreed the PEEL & STICK filters have a great benefit for not only the pest control industry, but any services-oriented industry.

“These filters are not only effective at protecting yourself and your employees against COVID-19,” DiJoseph said, “but it is also a great way to provide peace of mind for your clients who will feel ‘safer’ knowing your employees are protected better, which in turn will better protect your clients.”

Cooper added, “these filters will also give you that differentiating factor for your company against competitors that you can market to your clients and we plan to provide marketing pieces for companies to use when promoting the use of our PEEL & STICK filers.

“If you’re actively using the PEEL & STICK filters in your company, you should be proud that you are a part of the solution and helping stop the spread of COVID-19, which is why we want to help companies promote the use of them,” Cooper said. “We can all do our part to help and this is just a simple, easy and affordable way to do so.”

The PEEL & STICK filters are packaged in 36-count packs featuring a price point of less than $2/day per filter with one employee only using one filter per week.

“These filters are a cost-effective solution for every industry,” Cooper said, “For less than $2 a week per employee you can help do your part, even if it is preventing just one person from contracting and/spreading COVID-19.”

Cooper added, “No one intends to spread COVID-19, but if you can wear a lab-tested product that can be a part of the solution wouldn’t you want to do your part? We’re all wearing masks, so don’t you want it to work?”

The PEEL & STICK filters are currently in production and are shipping the third week of August without any availability issues.

“People routinely use filters to purify their drinking water, as well as, in their home’s heating and air conditioning systems,” said DiJoseph,“so by adding a peel and stick filter to your face mask, it will make a significant difference and be a total game-changer.”