How to tell if your N95 Respirator is NIOSH Approved
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2021-124
This fact sheet explains what you should look for to determine if an N95 is NIOSH approved, including required labeling and where to look to confirm an approval number. Additionally, it provides tips for how to recognize counterfeit respirators and how NIOSH approval can be voided by both manufacturers and users.
NIOSH . How to tell if your N95 respirator is NIOSH approved. By Cichowicz J, Andrews A, Fries M. Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2021-124, https://doi.org./10.26616/NIOSHPUB2021124external icon