More than a disposable mask,

an anti-viral barrier.

The KARMAN ACTIV’PROTECT® IIR-type disposable mask uses a patented technology which destroys all viruses tested in few minutes, including those responsible for COVID-19.


Our mission is first and foremost to provide our customers with healthcare products:


Of impeccable quality


In strictest compliance with the standards and laws in effect


Of high-level transparency


At the fairest price


And with the best possible customer service

About us

KARMAN is a French company, the healthcare subsidiary of the Bottle Tree group, founded in 2004 by Samuel Praicheux, a French entrepreneur with a passion for technological innovation. 

Our company was created in 2019 and, via our brands KARMAN Technologies and KARMAN Healthcare, offers a wide range of healthcare and innovative technology products for individuals and professionals.

KARMAN draws on its expertise and solid network of partners to help healthcare professionals fight COVID-19 by providing high-performance surgical and FFP2 masks, infra-red thermometers, disinfectant sprays and bactericidal and virucidal wipes.

More recently, we also developed KARMAN JET, the most effective airborne bio-disinfection solution ever designed for public and private spaces.

Thanks to our recognised expertise and solid network of partners, in just a few months, Karman has become one of the undisputed leaders in the pharmacy market with more than 70 million surgical masks sold since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.


A disposable surgical mask which destroys all tested viruses and bacteria with virtually 100% effectiveness.

Driven by a constant desire for innovation, KARMAN teamed up with HeiQ to launch the KARMAN ACTIV’PROTECT® mask. Thanks to the patented textile technology HeiQ Viroblock, which destroys bacteria and viruses continually, safely and permanently, it offers optimal protection against a range of viruses, including that responsible for COVID-19.

KARMAN ACTIV’ PROTECT® helps to reduce the contamination, transmission and spread of viruses

An IIR mask with ultra-filtering properties

(99.9% of 3 µm particles), highly breathable and splash-resistant.

Dual protection thanks to:

• An anti-viral fabric that kills 99.9% of the virus responsible for COVID-19 in 30 minutes.

• An anti-bacterial fabric that kills 99.9% of Staphylococcus aureus and Kelbsiella pneumoniae.

A safe and effective patented fabric technology

A technology which has obtained numerous certifications from independent laboratories.


the mask is non-toxic, non-sensitizing, non-irritating, hypo-allergenic and Oeko-Tex certified.

Cosmetic quality

The mask is composed of 100% high-quality, durable and recyclable cosmetic ingredients.

Frequently asked questions

What makes KARMAN ACTIV’PROTECT® different from other masks?

Our KARMAN ACTIV’PROTECT® is an IIR disposable mask. Thanks to its patented textile technology which continually destroys viruses and bacteria, it provides a much higher level of protection:

1/ Its anti-viral textile (Test ISO 18184) destroys SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19: 99.68% in 5 minutes and 99.99% in 30 minutes

2/ Its anti-bacterial textile (Test ISO 20743) destroys 99,9% of Staphylococcus aureus and Kelbsiella pneumoniae, a bacterium which causes hospital-acquired infections, pulmonary diseases and septicaemia

Is the mask safe for your health?

Our mask is certified non-toxic, non-sensitizing, non-irritating, hypo-allergenic and Oeko-Tex certified. Highly-certified tests were carried out by independent laboratories on the mask and its components. It has obtained, among others, certifications guaranteeing its treatment safety.

Is the mask recyclable?

Recycling of KARMAN ACTIV’ PROTECT® masks is facilitated thanks to their self-decontaminating surface. The patented HeiQ Viroblock textile technology enables masks to destroy bacteria continually, safely and permanently. Once used, the masks present an extremely low rate of contamination for waste treatment teams. 

All about the KARMAN ACTIV’PROTECT® mask

How does HeiQ Viroblock technology work on the mask fabric?

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