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1. 3M™ 4000 Series Maintenance Free Gas/Vapour and Particulate Respirators

3M ID:
3M(TM) 4000 Series  

The 4000 series is a unique range of respirators with integral filters designed for effective and comfortable protection against many gases, vapours and combination particulate hazards found throughout industry.


- Maintenance free design for maximum safety and simplicity
- No maintenance records are required if disposed of within one month
- Replace after 28 days or when damaged, breathing resistance increases or breakthrough occurs, whichever occurs first
- 2 large bonded carbon filters for low breathing resistance
- low profile design for better peripheral vision
- Low resistance parabolic valve to reduce heat build-up
- Soft/Non-allergenic face piece material
- Lightweight and well balanced design
- Cradle head harness
- Easy to fasten neck strap

Standard:EN405:2001
Approval: CE marked

3M 4251 Organic Vapour and Particulate Respirator: FFA1P2R D Gases/Vapours :10xWEL* or 1000ppm whichever is lower; Particulates:10xWEL*

3M 4255 Organic Vapour and Particulate Respirator: FFA2P3R D Gases/Vapours: 10xWEL* or 5000ppm whichever is lower; Particulates: 20xWEL*

3M 4277 Organic Vapour/Inorganic and Acid Gas/Particulate Respirator: FFABE1P3R D Gases/Vapours: 10xWEL* or 1000ppm whichever is lower; Particulates:20xWEL*

3M 4279 Organic Vapour, Inorganic and Acid Gas, Ammonia and Particulate Respirator: FFABEK1P3R D Gases/Vapours: 10xWEL* or 1000ppm whichever is lower; Particulates: 20xWEL*

*WEL – Workplace Exposure Limit

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