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Respirator Selection & Use

Below are resources related to the appropriate selection and use of respirators. Click for information on respirator fit testing and disposable respirators.


3M Respirators Selection Guide

3M can provide assistance in choosing appropriate respirators. This guide provides respirator selection criteria for a wide range of chemical compounds:
3M Respirator Selection Guide, Eng. [PDF 1 MB]
3M Respirator Selection Guide, Sp. [PDF 1.2 MB]

3M™ Select and Service Life Software

Use this free software to help make selecting the appropriate respirators faster and easier, and to estimate the service life of 3M™ Respirator Cartridges. Just enter contaminants and their concentrations and the software analyzes more than 700 different chemicals, and provides a record of your choices.

Select and Service Life Software

Online Medical Evaluations

Medical evaluation of the employee is required for mandatory use of all respirators or voluntary use of reusable or disposable respirators. 3M Online Respirator Evaluation can be used with all brands and types of respirators.

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