3M N95 NIOSH 42 CFR 84 approved for protection from nuisance level of ozone and organic vapours respirator for welders equiped with a Cool Flow™ valve. Sold per box of 10 units, 8 boxes/case.
This respirator is made of a patented electrostatically charged microfiber covered with a thin carbon layer that makes breathing easier and cooler while protecting from organic vapours. It is certified N95 which means it protects the user from 95% of the solid, liquid and non-oil based particles in the air. The letter "N" stands for "non-resitant", thus the membrane doesn’t protect one from oil based particles, but protects from solid, liquid and biological airborne contaminants.
The 8214 respirator features a Cool Flow™ valve, a 3M innovation which helps the wearer to keep cool and reduces potential for eyewear fogging. In short, it provides comfortable and reliable basic respiratory protection that eases the wearing of safety glasses. The straps are design with stapled dual point attachment which helps provide a secure fit.
This product is made for long term work in a warm and damp environment. This respirator is ideal for metal casting application like stainless steal, aluminum, galvanized steel welding and other applications generating low concentrations of ozone and/or organic vapours. This respirator protects from metallic vapours coming from welding, brazing, cutting and other applications which include the heating of metal. NIOSH certified respirators (N95, N100, R95, R100, P95 and P100) protect one from silica, the second main cause of chronic respiratory problems after asbestos.
This respirator helps prevent the inhalation of certain airborne biological particles like mold, Bacillus anthracis (Anthrax), Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Tubercle bacillus Koch) the main causative agent of tuberculosis, pandemic flues (H5N1, H1N1), etc. However, it cannot eliminate the risk of contracting infection, illness or disease. Due to the nature of some contaminants, the exposure limit value of some products and byproducts haven’t been quantified by governmental agencies, thus wearing a respirator doesn’t necessarily protects you.
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. The use of respirators is not recommended to people with compromised respiratory system such as asthma or emphysema. It is strongly discouraged to wear a respirator for application with oil based spray, brush painting, gases, vapours, asbestos and sandblasting. It is also highly advised to stay away from environment that exceed 10 times the permissible exposure limit set by the CNESST or any other government regulation applicable.One should never use a respirator in an oxygen deprived environment (an atmosphere with less than 19,5 % oxygen).
Whenever the respirator is well adjust and a qualitative fit test is successful, this respirator meets ANSI Z92.2-1992 standards, that is, a protection factor of 10. This factor means that the worker can be exposed to a concentration 10 times higher than the exposure limit when not protected. If needed, please contact customer service for more information.
Maintenance and service life:
No maintenance is needed since this respirator is disposable. It has been design for an approximate service life of 8 hours. That number is in no way a reference since every work environments is different. The manufacturer’s limitations must be followed.
|Type of product||Safety equipment|
|Main category||Personal protection|
|Sub category||Respiratory protection|
|Sub sub category||Disposable masks|
|Name of the product||N95 Disposable respirator|
|Series of products||3M (Tm) Disposable respirator|
|Approved/Certified||N95 and KMOEL P1 conform|
|FDA approved||None approved for FDA (USA)|
|Country of origin||United State of America|
|Maintenance free||Discard if damaged, contaminated, dirty or worn|
|Moisture resistant||Good for hot and humid environments|
|Respirator Style||Cup-shaped respirator|
|Protection factor||Protection factor of 10|
|M-nose clip||Does not contain an M-shaped nose clip|
|Respirator size||Medium/Large size|
|Includes natural rubber latex components||Does not contain latex|
|Protection against gases and vapors||N95 - Non-resistant to oily particles, also protects against low concentrations of ozone and organic vapors|
|Contains a braided strap for comfort||Does not contain a braided belt|
|Contains adjustable buckle straps||Contains adjustable buckles|
|Exhalation valve||Contains a Cool flow valve (Tm) 3M (Tm)|
|Compatibility with the mask screen used for welding||Compatible with the mask screen used for welding|
|Flame resistance (ASTM D2859-96)||Flame resistant|
|Useful life||1825 Days|
|Material||Advanced electrostatic material|
|Length (in/cm)||5.75 in / 14.60 cm|
|Width (in/cm)||8 in / 20.3 cm|
|Height (in/cm)||5 in / 12.7 cm|
|Weight (lb/kg)||0.5 lb / 0.22 Kg|
|Sold by||Box of 10 respirators|
|Another packaging available1||8 box per case|
|Another packaging available2||1920 units per pallet|
|Return conditions||No returnable if used. For more information about our return policy, please refer to the "Orders and Returns" link on the home page|