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3M NIOSH 42 CFR 84 approved cartridge for protection from organic vapours. These cartridges are compatible with 3M half facepiece and full facepiece respirators series 6000, 7000 and Ultimate-FX (FF-400). Meets CSA Z94.4 standards. Sold in pairs, 30 pairs/case.
3M 6000 series cartridges are made of active charcoal which is one of the most efficient and cost-effective method of filtering airborne contaminants on the market. 3M 6001 cartridges have been designed to protect one from organic vapours such as xylene, benzene, spray paint, pesticides and a myriad of other industrial solvents. CAUTION: 6001 cartridges don’t protect one from carbon monoxide (CO) and carbon dioxide (CO₂). If one has to work in an environment that may contain those two gases, one has to find another way to protect himself.
This type of cartridge is ideal for chemical and petrochemical manufacturing, construction and transporation.
Do not use for:
Do not use on a beard and other facial hair or if the user suffers from a condition that prevents him from having direct contact with the respirator’s sides. One should never use a respirator regardless of the type of cartridge in use whenever concentrations of gases and vapours exceed 10 times the admissible limit set by the CNESST or any other regulation applicable. Avoid sandblasting and oxygen deprived environments (an atmosphere with less than 19,5 % oxygen).
Maintenance and service life:
Studies have shown that in case of contaminant mixture, all vapours are absorbed simultaneously by the granulated charcoal inside the cartridges. One must take into account the presence of a contaminant mixture since the most volatile solvent will saturate the cartridge. The cartridge service life and one’s degree of protection will then depend on the concentration and the nature of the contaminants in the air.
One may store its cartridges in an airtight bag or container since even when not in use, the cartridge absorb whatever contaminant there may be in the air.
Since this is a disposable product, there is no maintenance. The manufacturer’s limitations must be followed.
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