About the Box

Professional Validation

In the fight against COVID-19, the global healthcare community has been adapting quickly in the face of resource shortages and an evolving understanding of the pandemic.

A Boston Medical Center team evaluated the aerosol box concept and published their findings in The New England Journal of Medicine.

Boston Medical Center's tests show the extent of contamination during intubation with and without the aerosol box.
Boston Medical Center's tests show the extent of contamination during intubation with and without the aerosol box.

Importantly, the box appears to be a valuable tool even when personal protective equipment (PPE) is available.

Considering the spread of contaminants in a single cough, every measure should be taken to contain droplets and protect health care providers… One should consider adapting this concept, even if adequate PPE is available.

Department of Anesthesiology, Boston Medical Center (March 28, 2020)

This video from the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Children's Hospital Los Angeles gives a detailed look at how an aerosol box can be used during an intubation procedure:

Why the Michigan Aerosol Box?


The Michigan Aerosol Box can be assembled or disassembled in less than 5 minutes without tools or glue.

Sanitization and Cleaning


Hospitals must determine their own procedure to sanitize and clean to ensure the health and safety of their doctors and patients. These recommendations are provided for reference only.

Sanitize Polycarbonate*

Reference: http://www.emplastic.com/media/files/COVID_MSC274_Medical.pdf

Clean Polycarbonate*

Reference: https://plaskolite.com/docs/default-source/tuffak-assets/technical-documents/cleaning-guidelines-for-tuffak-msc177.pdf.

*The polycarbonate in the Michigan Aerosol Box is comparable to TUFFAK polycarbonate (recommendations for Optix Acrylic or Vivak PETG are not comparable). Polycarbonate used in The Michigan Aerosol Box may or may not be sourced from TUFFAK. Michigan Aerosol Box is made of polycarbonate sourced from multiple suppliers and is not affiliated with PLASKOLITE or TUFFAK.


We now have production capacity to produce more than 100 units per day. Please let us know how we can meet your needs!

Aerosol Boxes are $150 + shipping.

We are currently shipping orders within 1 day.

Customization is available.


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