Beware of wasting money Food and Drug Administration points out copper masks Kills 100% of covids in 30 minutes, fake news.
from the case of information dissemination through social media about mask made of copper Kills 100% of covids in 30 minutes. The Anti-Fake News Center conducted a fact-checking by Food and Drug Administration Ministry of Health found that such issues is false information
In the case of sharing information about masks made of copper It said it can kill 97% of the COVID-19 virus in just 5 minutes and 100% in 30 minutes. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reviewed the information and clarified that It has been studied that COPPER or copper has the ability to kill bacteria or viruses. Therefore, researchers are interested in developing a mask made of copper. in hopes that the mask will be able to kill viruses or bacteria Such masks are classified as products that are intended by the manufacturer or the product owner to prevent disease. therefore classified as a medical device If anyone wishes to import such masks into Thailand, they must apply for permission to import medical devices to the Food and Drug Administration before importing.
In the past, new innovations such as “Copper Film” that scientists have found that can kill bacteria and germs “Corona Virus” effectively through A. Odd or Assoc. Prof. Dr. Weerachai Puttawong Lecturer at Department of Chemistry Faculty of Arts and Sciences Kasetsart University had previously provided information that 95% copper, has the ability to kill corona virus. In just 2.5 minutes, the mechanism by which copper can kill viruses and bacteria is Occurs when copper comes into contact with the cell membrane, then copper ions penetrate the cell membrane to destroy various components within the cell, causing the cell to die. From the discovery that copper can kill viruses and bacteria. Therefore, we have developed products such as handrails, door knobs, door handles, etc.
However, in the part of the story that is used to make a mask The Anti-Fake News Center conducted a fact-checking by Food and Drug Administration Ministry of Health found that such issues is false information NSbecause there is no international registration of copper mask products And no company has applied for a license to import copper mask products to the Food and Drug Administration of Thailand. when such products are not authorized to be imported to the Food and Drug Administration Therefore, it has not been verified whether such products are effective and safe or not. If people believe to buy such products to use. wear to prevent covid-19 It may cost both money and risk of contracting disease or being harmed by the mask.
Therefore, people are asked not to trust such information. and ask for cooperation not to send or share such information on various social media channels. and to provide people with information about health products or if a suspicious product is found can inform at www.fda.moph.go.th or call the FDA hotline 1556