This document answers the following questions: "When should I consider decontaminating my mask for refuse?"; "What if my mask is visually soiled from use?"; "How can I use a multicooker to decontaminate N95 respirators?"; "What models of multicookers are acceptable to decontaminate N95 respirators?"; "Can I decontaminate my mask using this method?"; "What should I do if something looks wrong about my mask?"; "Can I just place my mask in the water?"; "Why do I need to use a paper bag with this method?"; "Can I use a different setting on the multicooker to perform this treatment?"; and "Have these efforts been reviewed or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration?"
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