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    Users Instructions

    It is important that the user read the instructions for use booklet included before use.

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    Respirator comes equippedin sealed inner bag and

    double lined, belt-mountednylon carry bag, and

    training kit is alsoavailable.

    Escape Respirator

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    This respirator is a one time use device . Discard

    after use.

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    Do not use in air deficiencies atmospheres;

    Do not use for protection while working incontaminant atmosphere

    Do not use to provide protection from highheat, flames or carbon monoxide.

    Do use for fire fighting or escape from fire

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    Since the neck seal of therespirator seals around

    the users neck, it isimportant to remove anyneckwear such as ties or

    jewelry and any hair thatinterfere with neck seal.

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    Remove the sealed foilinner bag from the carrybag.

    Remove the respirator

    from the foil bag bytearing the bag open

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    With the nasal cup

    facing away from you,place your handsthrough the respiratorand stretch the neck

    seal.

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    Slip the respirator overyour head until the neckseal is around your neck

    Assure the head harnessis centered on the crownof your head.

    Smooth any rolls in theneck seal and clear anyhair, clothing and assureand effective seal

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    Position the nasal cup overyour nose, mouth and chin;

    Tighten the respirator by

    simultaneously pullingback towards the crown ofyour head on the headharness straps located on

    each

    sides of th

    e respirator.

    The nasal cup should remainsnug to your face while therespirator is being worn

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    Each time that the hood is put on you should

    check the effectiveness of the seal of the nasalcup to your face by performing a positive andnegative pressure seal check

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    Using the palm of your hand,block the openings in theexhalation valve guard andlightly exhale

    If the nasal cup bulges lightlyand no air leaks between thenasal cup and your are detected,a tight seal has been obtained.

    If air is detected to be leakingout, reposition the nasal cup, orreadjust the tension of the headstraps and repeat the positivepressure check until an effectiveseal is obtained.

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    Place the palm of the hand over theopenings in the cartridges, inhaleand hold your breath for about 5seconds;

    If the nasal cup collapses slightlyand no air leaks between the nasalcup and your face is detected, aneffective seal has been obtained;

    If air is detected to leaking out,reposition the nasal cup, and/ orreadjust the tension of the headstraps and repeat the positivepressure check until an effectiveseal is obtained.

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    Go to an uncontaminated area;

    Loosen the head straps by placing your thumbsunder the head strap buckles and push them

    forward;

    Grab the neck seal with bothhands, and pullthe hood over your head.

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