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Fitting Instructions for 3MTM Elastomeric Full Face 6 Strap Respirator

Issue Date 01/01/04

Wearing your elastomeric full face, 6 strap respirator

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Fully loosen all six head straps. Pull hair back with one hand. Bring facepiece up to face with other hand.

While holding the facepiece in place, pull the straps over your head.

Tighten the two bottom straps.

Tighten the two middle straps, then the two top straps.

Check the seal of your elastomeric full face, 6 strap respirator each time you don the respirator.

1. Positive Pressure User Seal Check

Place the palm of your hand over the exhalation valve cover and exhale gently. The facepiece should bulge slightly. If air leaks between the face and the faceseal of the respirator, reposition it and adjust the straps for a tighter seal. If you cannot achieve a proper seal,do not enter the contaminated area. See your supervisor.

2. Negative Pressure User Seal Check

Using Particulate Filters

Using Cartridges

Place your thumbs over the

Place the palms of your hands

center of the particulate filters

over the cartridges and inhale

and inhale gently. The facepiece

gently. The facepiece should

should collapse slightly. If air

collapse slightly. If air leaks

leaks between the face and the

between the face and the

faceseal of the respirator,

faceseal of the respirator,

reposition it and adjust the

reposition it and adjust the

straps for a tighter seal. If you

straps for a tighter seal. If you

cannot achieve a proper seal,

cannot achieve a proper seal,

do not enter the contaminated

do not enter the contaminated

area. See your supervisor.

area. See your supervisor.

3MTM Fitting Instructions for 3MTM Elastomeric Full Face 6 Strap Respirator

! WARNING

These respirators help reduce exposure to certain airborne contaminants. Misuse may result in sickness or death. Before use, the wearer must read and understandUser Instructions provided as a part of product packaging. Time use limitations may apply. For proper use, see package instructions, supervisor or call 3M OH&ESD Technical Service in U.S.A.,1-800-243-4630.In Canada, call1-800-267-4414.

Important

Before using these respirators, you must determine the following:

1.The type of contaminant(s) for which the respirator is being selected.

2.The concentration level of contaminant(s).

3.Whether the respirator can be properly fitted on the wearer’s face. Do not use with beards, on other facial hair, or other conditions that prevent a good seal between the face and the faceseal of the respirator.

4.Before use of these respirators, a written respiratory protection program must be implemented, meeting all the requirements of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.134, including training, medical evaluation and fit testing.

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