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Inhalation of dust particles from flour, nuts, additives, spices, egg and fish proteins in particular can cause bronchitis and irritation to the nose and airways. In some people, exposure may cause occupational asthma, wheezing or serious breathing difficulties.

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Active ingredients used during pharmaceutical processes can be extremely hazardous to workers. Depending on the hazard, the effects can include respiratory sensitisation, cell damage and mutagenic effects.


This industry guide is not exhaustive but offers some typical industries for which 3M™ Aura™ 9400+ Series Disposable Respirators may be suitable.