Gain extra protection from a fume event

flyers friend

The Aerotoxic Association is an independent organisation  providing information and support to those who have been affected by fumes and campaigning to fix the problem. All monies from sales go towards supporting these activities.

The latest must have accessory when flying – and this one could save your life.

The Aerotoxic Association shop supplies high-quality personal protective equipment (PPE) for protection against organophosphates and other toxins present in contaminated cabin air – click here to find out more about the Aerotoxic issue.

The masks we sell will help protect individuals and any purchases will support the Association continue to fill its objectives. However the Aerotoxic Association can not be held liable for the protection that the masks give.

FFP3 NR face masks. Up to 50 times protection against fine non-toxic dusts, fibres and aqueous mists. Valved for comfort during prolonged use. Activated carbon layer for improved absorption of odours. Single use. Conforms to EN149:2001+A1:2009.

Please take care by reading the important 'how to fit' section below.

Each mask is enclosed in a hygienic individual plastic bag.

Our products are recommended by UK doctors - read their testimonials here.

Currently all our products are out of stock.

FFP3 disposable masks £6.50 plus delivery

Currently out of stock.

We sell FFP3 masks at £6.50 each plus delivery costs which are added at check out. We ship worldwide. All deliveries are sent via Royal Mail First Class Standard Service. Please select your shipping at checkout.




The disposable face mask may filter out many of the ‘nuisance organic vapours’ whilst being exposed to a fume event in flight?

  1. Hold the mask firmly and place the bottom headband over the head to the nape of the neck. The easy flow exhalation valve helps to avoid moisture and heat build-up.
  2. Place the mask over the nose putting the top headband over the crown of the head.
  3. Ensure the nose clip is securely moulded around the nose, resting the ends against the cheek to obtain a good seal.
  4. Check the fit, place both hands completely over the respirator and inhale vigorously. If air leaks at the edge, readjust the mask, manipulating the nose bridge and headband to effect on acceptable seal.

Mask fitting


The only way of detecting a fume event is by smelling or seeing it yourself.

This can be described as an oily smell, old trainers or visible fumes.

In the event of these signs you should take the mask from its sealed packet and place it over your nose and mouth with the two rubber bands behind your head and follow the instructions opposite. Breathe normally and consider keeping your eyes closed.



  • The decompression mask MUST always take precedence over the Flyer’s Friend mask. You MUST always follow aircrew instructions.
  • This product does not offer complete protection against fume events, but may filter out many of the nuisance organic vapours.
  • The mask should not be removed from it’s packaging until required for use. However if the fit is in doubt, for children for example, try the mask for comfort and fit before use in a fume event. It is an industrial designed working product and only works if it fits correctly.
  • Do not alter or modify the product in any way.
  • The mask is for single use only and should be discarded after use.
  • The mask should not be used for more than 8 hours continuously.
  • Beards or other facial hair inhibit the protection offered to the wearer of the respirator.
  • The mask, when in contact with the skin may cause allergic reactions to susceptible individuals.
  • Do not store in direct sunlight or below freezing point conditions.
  • Discard and replace if it becomes damaged or breathing resistance becomes excessive.
  • Failure to follow all instructions and warnings on the use of this respirator during all times of exposure can reduce the respirator effectiveness.
  • It will not filter out carbon monoxide.
  • See full details on packaging and keep for future reference.

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