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Apr 2nd 2012

When to Change Your Respirator Filters or Cartridges

The general rule for filter replacement is to leave the contaminated area and dispose of the filter if it becomes damaged, soiled, or breathing becomes difficult. Even if none of these things happen, it's recommended to dispose of filters after 40 hours of use or 30 days, whichever comes first. If you smell fumes or start tasting dirt through your mask, either your filter or car … read more