Full-face snorkel masks raise safety concerns

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Bimmer Won : That guy has some interesting eyebrows.

Grackle FPV : Ok you don’t need to go to Hawaii to use a mask in the water....

Spintechfilms : Arent you suppose to snorkle like... right near the surface of the water?

Rickyfyied : It makes you winded when you breathe out of it but you have to practice using it before going out.

Razorboss : Just fix it with flex tape

Fluff Muffin Games : The mask is NOT for diving. Even the company says that.

Carlos Alejandro Alvarenga : Just buy goggles and hold your breath.....it's that simple

Leah The cat lover : 1. Buy normal snorkeling equipment 2. Go snorkeling

Robb's Homemade Life : This was designed for snorkeling on top of the water, not for diving. It is difficult to submerge as there is so much air in the mask. Second, it is not designed for vigorous activity. For people who stay on top and do not exert themselves too much it works fine.

Kayla Cork : *StIcK A StrAw In YoUr MoUth*

Alex Matsumoto : As a dive expert I instantly saw several flaws with this mask as soon as i heard of it. 1. It hugely increases dead space. The amount of gas exchange is decreased due to increased volume in air passage. Less fresh air per breath 2. It prevents ear equalization 3. It is difficult to remove in an emergency in case of flooding I strongly recommended to my friends who ask me about the mask not to use it.

Brad R : I could make a sweet bong out of that

Berkcam : These full-face snorkel masks work very well for what they should be limited to - slow, relaxed surface snorkelling. If you wish to perform breath-hold dives then you are best to use a regular mask and snorkel. Here's some of the issues for and against on these items; * If you do a duck-dive and submerge then the water pressure on the mask will increase and it will become tighter on your face. With a regular mask this pressure is relieved by letting some air into the mask from your nose, however, this isn't possible with these FF masks as any air expelled into them while underwater simply goes straight up and out of the snorkel. The fact that you cannot equalise the masks pressure will limit your diver to 2.5 to 3 meters as it will be too uncomfortable to go much deeper. * Technically there is a potential for more CO2 in the mask than with a regular snorkel. But in reality there will be little difference if you do not over-exert yourself. I have tried to cause CO2 built in the mask and can achieve this but it requires a lot of physical work and heavy, fast swimming, so don't worry about CO2 - its not an issue. Even with a regular snorkel tube you have 'dead space' where some of the air you expelled is drawn back into your lungs with the next breath. This even happens in normal breathing as your wind-pipe from lungs to your nose/mouth can never be cleared of 'used' air no matter how hard you exhale. * Don't fit the mask too tight out of the water, it only needs to be a snug fit as once your face hits the water the increasing pressure will push the mask tighter (as in point 1 above). I have one of these masks and use it almost every day in the pool for swim training and exercise and I like it. If you get one then start in the pool and find out what you can and can't do in one before taking to the sea... and you'll have fun.

Sea Lemon : I rented this type of mask on my last trip to Hawaii and I can say that it doesn't allow as much air flow as a typical snorkel setup. People that loved it seemed to only be snorkeling for quick spans of time, but when I used it for about 1/2 hour I felt nasious from lack of oxygen. Sure it's easier to put on, but I'd rather breathe so I'll never use the full face snorkel mask again.

Luke 1720 : 4 deaths out of 10 so should we be worried about regular snorkels

Vincent Verschuren : the thing is perfectly safe. Just don't go underwater with it, dive with it. It can cause a vacuum. And yes..we are still not fish we cannot breathe underwater.

VICTOR Å : Just copped 2 of these cuz who wants to live anyways 😂😂👌👌

David Sherbert : this is what happens when GOVT agencies like OSHA doesn't do it's job and inspect/ regulate/ terminate unsafe products. Personally, I've snorkel the 7 seas in my 23 year career. I once snorkeled around the entire Grande Island, Philippines. using what might be considered to some as antigue equipment.....why "fix it" if it ain't broke.?

Pierce Peacock : Wiat that girl had the last name peacock wow I do too it’s very very uncommon to find someone with the same last name

greg miller : My wife and I bought these masks and love them. It allowed me to travel well out beyond the beach and view the sea life without worrying about fighting the water. I cant float on my back but now I just slowly swim around on top of the water while breathing easily.

DIY MAN : What if she just had a heart attack. You can't just simply blame the mask stupid American fake news

Jin Sato : What's wrong with regular masks and snorkels? The traditional gear is a lot cheaper than these fancy and bulky masks, and it works great both for snorkeling and diving.

Deon Van der Westhuizen : Maybe we should remove all warning labels on everything. I am sure smart people will sort things out.

Cake Walk 315 : Thats what you get when you buy from a company named head

Honky Tonk : lol not smart enough to take the mask off.

Mordecai 38 : Just fix it with flex tape

RisenNation : Fake story. Those concerns are there with regular mask more so. The new full face mask is so much easier to breath and put on and off.

MacyD's Wifi : Maybe they went too deep

ISpongeGodI : The media is really this ignorant...

r a l i ' i x a v i e r o : Free diving is a lot more fun you guys

Jack Rodriguez : I bought this ._ .

Jozak : I've used these masks before and under 10 minutes I had to take it off due to dizzyness.

apple user 184,285,789 : N-Word

Ryan Schildhauer : Thanos would not approve

Simon Hayter : Sadly she broke rule number 1. Never swim, dive or snorkel on your own.

PlushTimeBro's AndMore : China:LET'S COPY THESE PPL AND NOT DO ANY TESTING 🤥🤥🤥🤥. Original full face mask ppl:ok we need to test literally everything for safety unlike China's bootlegs

stacy the doggo : Yeah no kid is wearing this in public

Philippine Ball : Bruh Youre not suposed to go diving with those, ITS NOT MEANT FOR DIVING

ツAllanzo : If it wasn't Chinese 😯

ther1rida ther1rida : BAN ASSAULT SNORKELS

Glenn Spofford : *Eyebrows has left the chat*

Crystal_fix : Um...read the instructions!

Dogworld Me : My nieces used these when we went to Florida in July and they were pretty ok. I used the normal eye cover then a separate snorkel to go with it so I don't now how these people die from these 😥

WinterStruck Wolf : Me and my siblings would take it off often while we were snorkeling in Cancun.

TheHighHorse : If it aint broke dont fix it. Ill stick to the original snorkels.

Jake 1234 : I could not get mine off


Undercover Larry the Hat Enthusiast : Just hold your breath cowards

JT G : why the life gaurd like no comment on the mask

Aubree Doster : Well my dad and his friend used it in Hawaii..