3M 8511 User Manual
Particulate Respirators 8511 and 8211, N95
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Issue Date 01/01/04
The 3MTM Particulate Respirators 8511 and 8211, N95 are uniquely designed to help provide comfortable, reliable worker protection. They are ideally suited for work settings that involve heat, humidity, or long periods of wear.
The 8511 and 8211 offer a number of benefits to you and your workers:
NIOSH approved N95
•At least 95% filtration efficiency against solid and liquid aerosols that do not contain oil.*
3MTM Cool FlowTM
•Adjusts easily for fewer pressure points and greater comfort.
•Reduces the potential for eyewear fogging.
•Helps provide a custom fit and secure seal.
• Provides comfort and durability.
•Promotes greater worker comfort.
•Contributes to increased wear time.
3MTM Particulate Respirator 8511, N95
(Inset photo: 3MTM Particulate Respirator 8211, N95)
Faceseal (8211 only)
•Contours easily to help provide a good seal.
•Comfortable to wear.
All filter design
•Provides economical protection.
•No spare parts to clean and maintain.
•Promotes easier communication.
These respirators help reduce exposure to certain particles. Misuse may result in sickness or death.
Before use, the wearer must read and understand User 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.,
• Other dusty/hot
*Tested against particles approximately 0.3 micron in size (mass median aerodynamic diameter) per 42 CFR 84.
3MTM Particulate Respirator 8511 and 8211, N95
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•Solids such as those from processing minerals, coal, iron ore, flour, and certain other substances.
Technologies (Check marks indicate technologies featured in these products.)
3MTM Cool FlowTM
Adjusts easily for
fewer pressure points
valve for easy
and greater comfort.
exhalation and cool,
easier and cooler.
Do Not Use For:
Gases, vapors, including those present in paint spraying operations, oil aerosols, asbestos, lead, arsenic, cadmium, 4,
10 times the OSHA PEL or applicable regulations, whichever is lower. This respirator does not supply oxygen.
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.
Time Use Limitation
If respirator becomes damaged, soiled, or breathing becomes difficult, leave the contaminated area immediately and dispose of the respirator.
This respirator contains no components made from natural rubber latex.
3M Occupational Health and Environmental Safety Division
3M Center, Building
St. Paul, MN
For more information,
3M Occupational Environmental (OH&ESD)
In the U.S.,
Fax On Demand
For other 3M products
3M Canada Company, P.O. Box 5757 London, Ontario N6A
Fax On Demand
Fax On Demand O.U.S.