Respiratory Protection for Northern California Wildfires - Fall 2017

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Protect Yourself from Smoke Inhalation with 3M Disposable Respirators

Considering the massive damage and range of the Northern California Wildfires, we realize there is a HUGE need for Respiratory Protection. The smoke from these wildfires is driving air quality to 'historically poor' levels. This week we have seen a spike in purchases of 3M Disposable Respirators (dust masks). So, to make it easy for you to find the most common products, we created this page. Contact us with any questions via Live Chat or call us at 800-637-6606.

1860 N95 Respirator3M 1860: The N95 disposable medical respirator from 3M has been precision-engineered to block out airborne particulate as small as 0.1 microns. It meets the CDC guidelines for tuberculosis exposure control set by NIOSH, and the FDA has approved it for general-purpose surgical use. It’s particularly useful for medical procedures such as electrocautery and laser surgery, which involve powered instruments that can kick particles into the air. The cup shape resists collapsing towards the face, and the >99% bacterial filtration efficiency (BFE) rating ensures it will protect from bacteria and bodily fluid alike. Comes in one box of twenty masks, available in size regular and small. Recommended applications: operating room, clinic, TB ward, labor and delivery, infection control, stockpiling, laboratory, and emergency/pandemic preparedness planning.

8210 N95 Respirator3M 8210: This is a general-purpose N95 disposable particulate respirator, known worldwide as one of the most reliable N95s available. NIOSH approves it for 95% filtration efficiency against non-oil-based particulate. The lightweight design sits comfortably over the user’s face, and the advanced electrostatic microfiber filter allows it to be worn for long periods without discomfort. The adjustable nose clip and welded headband create a secure seal around the entire mouth. Comes in box of twenty masks, available in size regular and small. Recommended applications: grinding, sanding, sweeping, bagging, dry chemical handling, assembly, petrochemical or pharmaceutical manufacturing, mining, and foundry operations.

8271, P95 Particulate Respirator3M 8271: 3M’s P95 disposable particulate respirator is ideal for hot and humid industrial environments. NIOSH approvies it for 95% filtration efficiency against both oil-based and non-oil-based particulate, making it more versatile than the average mask. The built-in Cool Flow technology, allows hot air to leave the mask without letting harmful substances back in, creating a system of comfort and efficiency. It also provides protection from nuisance levels of acid gas. The adjustable nose clip and braided headband create a secure seal around the entire mouth. Comes in one box of ten masks. Recommended applications: machining, assembly, grinding, sanding, petrochemical or pharmaceutical manufacturing, dry chemical handling, and paper processing.

8511 Particulate Respirator3M 8511: 3M’s general-purpose hot weather particulate respirator is perfect for hot and/or dusty work environments. NIOSH approves it for 95% filtration efficiency against non-oil-based particulate. The Cool Flow exhalation valve is engineered to release exhaled breath quickly to prevent heat buildup inside the mask, and the advanced electrostatic microfiber filter allows it to be worn for long periods without discomfort. The adjustable nose clip and braided headband provide a secure seal. Comes in one box of ten masks. Recommended applications: grinding, sawing, bagging, sanding, sweeping, dry chemical handling, assembly, textile operations, agricultural production, petrochemical and pharmaceutical manufacturing, mineral processing, and foundry operations