NIOSH Issues User Notice for Certain CBRN APR Respirators
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has issued a
user notice for CBRN APR respirators with the use of suits qualified under the
NFPA 1994 standard. The NFPA 1994-2007 certification of the Indutex JetGuard
Plus Class 3 Ensemble specifies that the Millennium@ CBRN APR is to be used as
part of this ensemble.
This suit is designed with a pass-through hole and gasket on the visor that is
interposed between the Millennium@ mask and canister. Therefore, the fit of the
respirator may be compromised when used as part of this Class 3 Ensemble.
NIOSH cautions that when a negative pressure APR is used with a Class 3 or 4
suit the face seal of the APR may be compromised, resulting in reduced
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