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October 18, 2011

Are Your Respirators Really NIOSH-Approved? Here's How to Find Out

Respirator Safety SignBuying a respirator can be confusing, especially because some facepieces are marketed and advertised as NIOSH-approved when, for a variety of reasons, they are not actually certified. NIOSH recently launched a new campaign, "Know It's NIOSH," to make it easier to identify true NIOSH-certified respirators. The project includes a respirator source web page to help you verify if your respirators are actually NIOSH-approved. It also provides other useful respirator information.

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