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Respirator Manufacturers Meeting January 24, 2008

Letter to All Respirator Manufacturers

Issue Date: December 7, 2007

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

Subject: Respirator Manufacturers Meeting January 24th, 2008

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, manufacturer application preparers, and other interested parties are welcome to attend.

The meeting will be held on January 24th, 2008, 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 January 23rd, 2008. 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 NIOSH-NPPTL meeting, a discounted rate of $108 per night will be granted. There is a free shuttle from the airport to the hotel. Driving directions can be found at

The formal presentations will begin at 9:00 a.m. and is scheduled to end at 2:45 p.m. There is time left at the end of the presentations for appointments or break out sessions with TEB personnel. Please contact NPPTL staff directly if you require an appointment after the meeting.

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 ( or fax (412-386-4051).

If you need further information, or have any questions or concerns, please contact NPPTL Technology Evaluation Branch, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, PO Box 18070, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, Telephone 412-386-4084, Fax 412-386-4051, E-mail

Meeting Agenda for the January 24th Respirator Manufacturers Meeting

Public Meeting – Combined Presentations