NIOSH Respirators User Notice
Issue Date: August 26, 2011
From: Heinz Ahlers, Chief, Technology Evaluation Branch, National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory
Subject: Voluntary Recission of Wein Products, Inc. Certificate of Approvals TC-84A-4480, TC-84A-4651, TC-84A-4662, TC-84A-4988, TC-84A-4989 and TC-84A-5218
At the request of Wein Products, Inc. (WPI), the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has rescinded certificates of approval TC-84A-4480, TC-84A-4651, TC-84A-4662, TC-84A-4988, TC-84A-4989 and TC-84A-5218.
As of August 18, 2011, no WPI or private label version respirator model bearing the NIOSH approval numbers listed above is approved and respirators with these approval numbers will not be manufactured, assembled, sold or distributed as a NIOSH approved product.