The 3M 8511 Particle Respirator Mask with Cool Flow Valve is government approved by the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) as an N95 class respirator. This latex-free mask has passed strict government performance standards including filtration efficiency testing to provide at least 95% filtration efficiency against microscopic particles such as dust, pollen, mold spores, other airborne allergens, microorganisms, and viruses. NOISH approved N95 masks are also recommended by the CDC as the recommended mask for reducing the spread of germs and viruses, including swine flu (H1N1 virus), bird flu or avian flu, SARS, and tuberculosis.
Grinding, sanding, sweeping, bagging, and other dusty/hot operations. Processing minerals such as iron ore, coal, flour, cotton, and liquid or non-oil based particles from sprays that do not also emit aerosol or oil vapors. Also for filtering airborne particles such as dust, pollen, mold spores, and other allergens encountered during indoor cleaning or outdoor activities such as gardening, mowing, and raking.
- Government approved NIOSH N95 respirator: At least 95% filtration efficiency against solid and liquid aerosols that do not contain oil. NIOSH certified N95 facemask may help limit the spread of airborne viruses such as H1N1 (swine flu) influenza.
- Cool Flow Exhalation Valve: Proprietary patented one-way valve for easy exhalation and cool, dry comfort, even in hot, humid conditions or during long periods of wear.
- M-noseclip: Proprietary noseclip adjusts easily for fewer pressure points and greater comfort. Provides an enhanced seal and reduces eyewear fogging.
- Braided comfort headband straps: Resists tears, and won't get tangled in hair.
- Multi-layer construction with soft inner shell provides superior comfort for longer wear.
- Latex Free - this respirator contains no components made from natural rubber latex.
- Contains: 10 disposable masks
- Mask Dimensions: 5.875" W x 2.5" D x 5" H each
- Mask Weight: 0.5 ounces each
- Carton Weight: 0.5 lbs
- Carton Dimensions: 6.375" W x 5.125" D x 8.625" H
- Made in the USA with globally sourced materials
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