Having personal protective equipment tested by a third-party ensures that products such as Air-Purifying Respirators meet the requirements of the applicable product standards of the country in which they will be used and therefore, that it will not cause harm to the users.
As each country’s regulations, and consequently each standard, are different, it is important to inform the third-party agency of which market the product is intended for, when submitting it for evaluation.
HEALTH CANADA AND NIOSH COMPLIANCE
LabTest Certification offers Airflow Resistance and Particulate Filtration Efficiency (PFE) for Certification of Non-Powered Air-Purifying Respirators, such as N95, N99, and N100, as per the requirements set by Health Canada and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).
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