The 3M P100 particulate filter 7093 is NIOSH approved for environments containing certain oil and non-oil based particles. When properly fitted, use in a variety of applications including welding, brazing, torch cutting, metal pouring, soldering, and exposure to lead, asbestos, cadmium, arsenic, and MDA for concentrations up to 10 times the Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL) with half face pieces or 50 times PEL with full face pieces. Full face pieces must be quantitatively fit tested to claim assigned protection factor above 10 in negative pressure mode. Do not use in environments that are Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health (IDLH). For use with 3M 5000 Series respirators, 3M 6000 Series cartridges and face pieces, and 3M 7000 Series face pieces with bayonet filter holders.