Disposable Respirator Fitting Instructions

2-Strap Disposable Respirators

(Including Fast-Fit™ Flat Fold and Surgical N95 Respirators*) Note: Also see instructions on bag or box of specific respirator to be used.

• Review all instructions and warnings.
• Demonstrate all fit instructions on box or bag.
• When changing from any model/ size to another respirator, you must fit test.

1. Hold respirator in hand with molded nose contour (narrow end)
at finger tips, allowing headstraps to fall below hand.
2. Place respirator under chin with molded nose contour (narrow end) up. Nose cushion must be uncreased inside respirator. Raise top strap to top back of head. Pull shorter bottom strap over head, below ears, to around neck. Do not wear with only one strap.
3. Adjust respirator for comfortable fit.
4. Each time user enters contaminated area seal should be seal checked. Cover front of respirator by cupping both hands. INHALE SHARPLY. A negative pressure should be felt inside respirator. If any leakage is detected at respirator edges, adjust straps by pulling back along the sides and/or reposition respirator. Repeat until sealed properly, otherwise see your supervisor. Entry into a contaminated area with an improper fit may result in sickness or death.

* For proper removal & disposal of surgical N95 respirators or any respiratory protection used in a healthcare environment/setting consult your Infection Control Coordinator and review Moldex Supplemental Hazard Warnings.


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