NPPTL Fact Sheets

Updated September 2, 2021

The following is a list of NIOSH NPPTL fact sheets that we hope you will download, print, and use to promote proper personal protective equipment and respiratory protection program practices. You can also search for NIOSH personal protective technology resources in the NIOSHTIC-2 database.

Cover page for NIOSH publication 2021-124

How to tell if your N95 Respirator is NIOSH Approved (2021)
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Cover page of Publication No. 2021-123, Understanding Filtration Efficiency Testing and  Fit Testing in Filtering Facepiece Respirators (FFRs)

Understanding Filtration Efficiency Testing and Fit Testing in Filtering Facepiece Respirators (FFRs) (2021)
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Cover page for fact sheet 2019-174

A Guide to Atmosphere-Supplying Respirators (2019)
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Cover page for fact sheet 2018-176

A Guide to Air-Purifying Respirators (2018)
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Cover page for fact sheet 2018-129

Filtering out Confusion: Frequently Asked Questions about Respiratory Protection, Fit Testing (2018)
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Cover page for fact sheet 2018-128

Filtering out Confusion: Frequently Asked Questions about Respiratory Protection, Respirator Reuse and Extended Use (2018)
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Cover page for fact sheet 2018-130

Filtering out Confusion: Frequently Asked Questions about Respiratory Protection, User Seal Check (2018)
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Cover page for fact sheet 2018-141

NIOSH National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL) Fact Sheet (2018)
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Page last reviewed: September 2, 2021