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NPPTL Sample APR Full Canister Approval Label

Photo of a Sample abbreviated label below shows the structure of a CBRN canister label.

Sample abbreviated label below shows the structure of a CBRN canister label.

Color of the label must be Olive.

This label must be attached to the canister. If the label does not fit on the canister, the portion of the label below the dashed line may be provided in a form that is removeable, as long as the Cautions and Limitations in the boxed area are added. Dashed lines are added here for illustration only and should not appear on production labels.

Approval Number TC-14G-XXXX
Canister P/N 12345XYZ
Protections CBRN Cap1
Caution and Limitations.

2. Cautions and Limitations:

A – Not for use in atmospheres containing less than 19.5 percent oxygen.

J – Failure to properly use and maintain this product could result in injury or death,

L – Follow the manufacturer’s User’s Instruction for changing canisters

M – All approved respirators shall be selected, fitted, used, and maintained with MSHA, OSHA, and other applicable regulations,

O – Refer to Users Instructions, and/or maintenance manuals for information on use and of these respirators, If Applicable S-Special or critical Users Instructions and/or specific use limitations apply. Refer to Users Instructions before donning.

3. CBRN Cautions and Limitations

R – Some CBRN agents may not present immediate effects from exposure, but can result in delayed impairment, illness, or death.

T – Direct contact with CBRN agents requires proper handling of the respirator after each use and between multiple entries during the same use. Determination and disposal procedures must be followed. If contaminated with liquid chemical warfare agents, dispose of the respirator after decontamination.

V – Not for use in atmosphere immediately dangerous to life or health or where hazards have not been fully characterized.

W – Use replacement parts in the configuration as specified by the applicable regulations and guidance,

X – The Consult manufacturers Users Instructions for Information on the use, storage, and maintenance of these respirators at various temperatures.

Y – The respirator provides respiratory protection against inhalation of radiological and nuclear dust particles. Procedures for monitoring radiation exposure and full radiation protection must be followed.

Z – If during use, an unexpected hazard is encountered such as a secondary CBRN device, pockets of entrapped hazard or any unforeseen hazard, immediately leave the area for clean air.

HH – When used at defined occupational exposure limits, the rated service time cannot be exceeded. Follow established canister change out schedules or observe End of Service Life Indicators to ensure that canisters are placed before breakthrough occurs.

QQ – Use in conjunction with personal protective ensembles that provide appropiate levels of protection against dermal hazard. Failure to do so may result in personal injury even when the respirator is properly fitted, used, and maintained.

UU – The respirator should not be used beyond eight hours after initial exposure to chemical warfare agents to avoid possibility of agent permeation. If liquid exposure is encountered, the respirator should not be used for more than 2 hours.