NIOSH Respirators User Notice
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Issue Date: August 25, 1995
From:Roland J. Berryann, Acting Chief, Respirator Branch, National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory
Subject: CSE Corporation Self-Contained Self-Rescuer (SCSR), Model AU-9A1 (TC-13F-101) Retrofit and Service Life Updates
The service life of the AU-9A1 SCSR (see picture below), which is based upon a 3-year refurbishment cycle, is set to expire on December 31, 1995. Any AU-9A1 SCSR that has not been serviced by CSE Corporation, since July 1992 (as indicated by the outside label), is no longer considered approved by MSHA and NIOSH and should be removed from service immediately.
Effective January 1, 1996, the AU-9A1 SCSR will no longer be considered approved by MSHA and NIOSH and must be removed from service.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Questions concerning this Users' Notice should be directed to NIOSH at the following numbers: