N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators

If you have not noticed, many N95 filtering facepiece respirators have an expiration date.  N95 filtering facepiece respirators past their expiration date may be used, as long as they are models that have been tested by CDC/ NIOSH researchers and are listed on CDC’s topic page. The CDC/NIOSH believes the following products, despite being past their manufacturer-designated shelf life, should provide the expected level of protection to the user. In alphabetical order, these models are:

  • 3M 1860
  • 3M 1870
  • 3M 8210
  • 3M 9010
  • 3M 8000
  • Gerson 1730
  • Medline/Alpha Protech NON27501
  • Moldex 1512
  • Moldex 220

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