Cintas’ face masks have not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This product has been authorized by FDA under an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for use as source control by the general public as well as healthcare professionals in healthcare settings as to help prevent the spread of infection or illness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cintas is marketing its face masks under the terms of this EUA, and its face masks are currently authorized for marketing by the FDA only for as long as the public health emergency remains in effect.
CINTAS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. FURTHER, CINTAS MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, THAT THESE MASKSPREVENT INFECTION OR THE TRANSMISSION OF VIRUSES OR DISEASES OR THAT THE MASKS CONTAIN ANY ANTIMICROBIAL, ANTIVIRAL, OR ANTIPATHOGENIC QUALITIES. THE MASKS SHOULD NOT BE USED (1) IN ANY SURGICAL SETTING OR WHERE SIGNIFICANT EXPOSURE TO LIQUID, BODILY OR OTHER HAZARDOUS FLUIDS, MAY BE EXPECTED; (2) IN A CLINICAL SETTING WHERE THE INFECTION RISK LEVEL THROUGH INHALATION EXPOSURE IS HIGH; OR (3) IN THE PRESENCE OF A HIGH INTENSITY HEAT SOURCE OR FLAMMABLE GAS.