Instructions for use of FFP2 and FFP3 respirators

Important: In the area of ​​personal protective equipment (PPE) according to EN 149: 2001 + A1: 2009, a distinction is made between three categories of particle-filtering FFP half masks against solid and liquid aerosols. The FFP1, FFP2 and the FFP3 respirator. Before reading this information further, please check which category your mask belongs to. You can find this information both on the mask itself and on the packaging. APPLICATION: FFP1 particle-filtering half masks of category FFP1 protect against solid and liquid particles and against fine dust up to 4 times the valid MAK or TRK value. FFP2 particle-filtering half masks of category FFP2 protect against solid and liquid particles and fine dust up to 10 times the valid MAK or TRK value. FFP3 particle-filtering half masks of category FFP3 protect against solid and liquid particles and fine dust up to 30 times the current MAK or TRK value. In the area of ​​pandemic containment or PPE against Corona / Covid-19, only particle-filtering half masks of the categories FFP2 and FFP3 are recommended. Current information on the subject of the corona pandemic or Covid-19 can be found at the RKI (Robert Koch Institute). The technical guideline concentration (TRK value) indicates the concentration of a substance as gas, vapor or suspended matter in the air at the workplace, which according to the state of the art may be reached as a maximum. The maximum workplace concentration (MAK value) indicates the maximum permissible concentration of a substance as gas, vapor or suspended matter in the air at the workplace CHECK BEFORE USE: Before use, please ensure that your particle filtering half mask including all components has no holes, tears or other damage. If you have discovered damage to the species protection mask, please do not use this mask under any circumstances. Please use a new FFP respirator.

Instructions for correctly putting on the respirator, this must be followed every time the mask is put on! Wash hands thoroughly or disinfect hands before putting on the mask. When unpacking the mask, please be careful not to touch the inside of the mask if possible. Before putting on the mask, make sure that the breathing mask can only be grasped by the straps and moved while it is being put on. Taking off the mask: Please note that the outside of your respirator mask can be contaminated and therefore there is a possibility that if you take off the mask incorrectly, pathogens can spread to your hands and thus later into the airways. As soon as the respirator is moistened, your mask loses its protective effect and should be changed urgently. As already explained, pay attention to the possibility of your own contamination when settling down! For reasons of hygiene, please do not place your mask on tables or surfaces where you or those around you can come into contact with it. Please wash your hands again or disinfect well after removing the mask.

  1. Carefully remove the mask from its packaging and fold or open it. The mask withouttouching the inside. The FPP2 mask is available with a neck strap, the FFP3 as a fish-type mask and the FFP3 regular-type with an S-hook around the connect loops behind the head to increase wearing comfort.
  2. Pull the respirator over your chin, mouth and nose and press it against your face.
  3. Grasp both ear loops with your hands and the loops over both ears to lead. The integrated aluminum bow or nasal bow in the nose area of them. Press the breathing mask onto the nasal bone.
  4. Alternatively, you can use the neck strap or the loop or the S-hook so that the ears are relieved when worn for long periods of time. Place the ear loops in the corresponding loops of the neck strap or the S-hook. You practically attach the mask behind the head in the neck area. Check the fit of the mask and make sure the two Ends of the mask ear loops are each securely hooked. Please make sure you have the mask with you is still close to the face.
  5. Adjust the mask to the nose over the temple and in the chin area.


  1. Incorrect use or disregard of the instructions given here for the use of the respiratory protection mask can greatly reduce the effectiveness of this mask. Incorrect use can result in nausea, fainting or unconsciousness, hyperventilation or even death.
  2. A carefully selected mask is essential to protect your health. Before applying or using the species protection mask, please check personally whether the respective particle filtering half mask is at all practical for your application. If you are unsure about the use or the area of ​​application of the mask, consult a relevant safety officer or an appropriate safety organization to determine exactly whether this breathing protective mask also meets the requirements of the planned area of ​​use and you are safely protected.
  3. Particle-filtering half masks depend on the ambient atmosphere. Only use the mask if there is adequate ventilation in the area. Do not use or apply if the atmosphere you are in contains less than 19% oxygen in the atmosphere.
  4. Particle-filtering half masks of types FFP1, FFP2 and FFP3 must not be used if the concentration of the pollutants poses an immediate threat to your health or life and the MAK or TRK values ​​have already been exceeded.
  5. Do not use the respirator in an explosive atmosphere.
  6. The work room or the premises in which you are wearing the mask. Ten must be left immediately if you have difficulty breathing, if you experience symptoms of dizziness, exhaustion or even shortness of breath.
  7. Facial hair and special features of the face can reduce the effectiveness of this respirator.
  8. Absolutely no changes or modifications may be made to the respirator.
  9. The breathing mask is intended for single use. The respirator is intended for use on a normal work shift.
  10. The particle-filtering half masks of classes FFP2 and FFP3 can protect against infection protect against diseases, but does not represent 100% protection against infectious diseases for the wearer of the respirator. FFP1 respirators, or respiratory protection. Protective masks with an exhalation valve must not be used at all when used in the area of ​​infection protection.
  11. The mask should not be used again. We do not recommend any maintenance or attempts at cleaning the mask.
  12. After use, please dispose of the protective mask properly.
  13. Protect the breathing mask in the packaging from direct sunlight. Keep the respiratory mask only until use
  14. and pay attention to the expiration date of the respiratory mask.
  15. Store the breathing mask only as specified.
  16. Die Atemschutzmaske ist eine PSA ohne medizinische Zulassung.
  17. The FFP2 respirator must not be put into the hands of children. If children should or must wear this mask for reasons of protection, this may only be done under the constant supervision of a responsible adult. Never leave children alone with the respirator. The mask is not a toy and should not be worn while playing. Please note point 1 of the warning notices.


a. See instructions for use or user information. b. Storage temperature range 0-45 ° C. c. Maximum humidity level during storage> 65% d. End or expiry date by year and month. e. The particle filtering half mask is only for single use with a maximum paint designed to be worn for 8 hours. It shouldn't be reused. The respirator or PPE is tested and certified according to EN 149: 2001 + A1: 2009. The FFP2 by the Universal Test Laboratory. The notified body or the Notified Body NB2163 for FFP2 masks. For the FFP3 masks it is the Notfied Body test laboratory with the number 0598. The instructions for use are the translation of the manufacturer or the general importer and have been translated to the best of our knowledge and belief. We always reserve the right to make mistakes in the respective versions of the instructions for use, as well as changes in the instructions for use itself. For the latest version of the instructions for use, please refer to our website. We also have a disclaimer of liability in all areas of the respirator. This disclaimer of liability applies in particular to the application and use of the respiratory masks purchased. If you have any questions, please contact your dealer or us, contact details below. If you order 10 masks, the goods will not be sent to you in the original packaging. You will receive the FFP2 or FFP3 goods in hygienic single bags. The masks have a shelf life of two years. The production date is usually one month behind the average delivery date. When using the mask in the pandemic to protect against Covid-19, you should probably never have problems with the expiration date of the mask.

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