Dust Masks and Respiratory Protection
After the source of mold has been detected, you can still breathe in mold spores and become sick. Always use a proper dust mask during any remediation project.
The N95 respirator is the non-occupational respirator recommended for use in the New York City Department of Health Mold Remediation Guidelines.
Before use, the wearer must read and understand the User Instructions included with the masks.
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 oil aerosols or vapors.
Do Not Use For:
Paint spray, oil aerosols, gases, vapors, asbestos or sandblasting. This respirator does not supply oxygen.
- This respirator does not supply oxygen. Do not use in atmospheres containing less than 19.5% oxygen.
- Do not use with beards or other facial hair or other conditions that prevent a good seal between the face and the edge of the respirator.
Time Use Limitation:
If respirator becomes damaged, soiled, or breathing becomes difficult, leave the contaminated area and dispose of the respirator.