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Respirator Manufacturers Meeting, July 14, 2010

Letter to All Respirator Manufacturers

Issue Date: April 27, 2010

From: Heinz Ahlers, Chief, Technology Evaluation Branch, National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory

Subject: Respirator Manufacturers Meeting, July 14th, 2010

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL), is hosting a meeting for all respirator manufacturers. All manufacturers and other interested parties are welcome to attend.

The meeting will be on July 14th, 2010, and will be held at the DoubleTree Pittsburgh Airport Hotel, 8402 University Blvd, Moon Township,Pennsylvania. A sleeping room block has been set up for the evening of July 13th, 2010. To make hotel reservations, please contact the DoubleTree Hotel Pittsburgh Airport directly at 1-412-329-1400 or 1-800-222-tree. By mentioning the NPPTL Manufacturers meeting, a discounted rate of $119 per night will be granted. There is a free shuttle from the airport to the hotel. View driving directions.

The formal presentations will begin at 9:00 a.m. on July 14th, 2010 and are scheduled to end at 4:00 p.m. There will be time left at the end of the presentations for appointments or breakout sessions with NPPTL personnel. Please contact NPPTL staff directly if you require an appointment after the meeting, or if you would like to schedule meetings the day before or the day after the meeting. There is a posted agenda for the discussion topics.

Please complete the registration form in advance, if you are planning to attend. You may register electronically or download the Adobe PDF version of the registration form and send it by e-mail to or fax (412-386-4051).

If you are interested in participating in a laboratory tour at our facility the afternoon of July 13th or the morning of July 15th, please fill out the appropriate space on the registration form. American citizens will need a driver license or valid identification to access our facility. Foreign visitors will be required to fill out an extra form for security approval, return it to us at least 14 days prior to the laboratory tour in order to gain access, and must show a valid passport for entry.

If you need further information, or have any questions or concerns, please contact NPPTL Technology Evaluation Branch, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, P.O. Box 18070, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, Telephone 412-386-4000, Fax 412-386-4051, E-mail

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