3M 8211 Owner's Manual

3M 8211 Owner's 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.
8211 Faceseal
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.* TC-84A-1299
3MTM Cool FlowTM
Exhalation Valve
• Patented one-way valve offers easy
exhalation and cool, dry comfort.
• Adjusts easily for fewer pressure
points and greater comfort.
• Reduces the potential for
eyewear fogging.
• Helps provide a custom fit
and secure seal.
Braided headband
• Provides comfort and durability.
Lightweight construction
• 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.,
1-800-243-4630. In Canada, call 1-800-267-4414.
Suggested Applications
• Grinding
• Sanding
• Sweeping
• Bagging
• Other dusty/hot
*Tested against particles approximately 0.3 micron in size (mass median aerodynamic diameter) per 42 CFR 84.
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3MTM Particulate Respirator 8511 and 8211, N95
Per Box
Per Case
Use For:
• Solids such as those from
processing minerals, coal,
iron ore, flour, and certain
other substances.
• Liquid or non-oil based
particles from sprays that do
not also emit harmful vapors.
Do Not Use For:
Gases, vapors, including those
present in paint spraying operations,
oil aerosols, asbestos, lead, arsenic,
cadmium, 4, 4'-methylenedianiline
(MDA) or sandblasting. Aerosol
concentrations that exceed
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.
3MTM Cool FlowTM
Exhalation Valve
Patented one-way
valve for easy
exhalation and cool,
dry comfort.
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(Check marks indicate technologies featured in these products.)
Adjusts easily for
fewer pressure points
and greater comfort.
Advanced Electret
charged microfibers
make breathing
easier and cooler.
Soft and secure,
conforms closely to
face for long-lasting
comfort and protection.
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.
For more information, please contact:
Time Use Limitation
If respirator becomes damaged,
soiled, or breathing becomes
difficult, leave the contaminated
area immediately and dispose of
the respirator.
Additional Information
This respirator contains no
components made from natural
rubber latex.
3M Occupational Health and Environmental Safety Division
3M Center, Building 235-2W-70
St. Paul, MN 55144-1000
3M Occupational Health and
Environmental Safety Division
In the U.S., contact:
Sales Assistance
Technical Assistance
Fax On Demand
For other 3M products
1-800-3M HELPS
In Canada, contact:
3M Canada Company, OH&ESD
P.O. Box 5757
London, Ontario N6A 4T1
Sales Assistance
1-800-265-1840, ext. 6137
Technical Assistance (Canada only)
Fax On Demand
Technical Assistance In Mexico
5270-2255, 5270-2119 (Mexico City only)
Technical Assistance In Brazil
Fax On Demand O.U.S. Locations
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