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3M 6000DIN Series 

Respirator Full Facepiece 

User Instructions for 6700DIN 
Full Facepiece (Small), 6800DIN Full 
Facepiece (Medium), 6900DIN Full 
Facepiece (Large) 


(Keep these instructions for reference) 




These User Instructions provide information about the facepiece use only. Important information is provided 
in the User Instructions with each of the air filtration/supplied air systems. Failure to follow User 
Instructions for the air filtration/supply system being used may result in sickness or death. 


This respirator helps protect against certain airborne contaminants. Misuse may result in sickness or death. 


Do not clean respirator with solvents. Cleaning with solvents may degrade some respirator components and 
reduce respirator effectiveness. Inspect all respirator components before each use to ensure proper operating 
conditions. 


GENERAL SAFETY INFORMATION 
Intended Use 

The 3M™ 6000 Series Full Facepiece Respirators are designed to help provide respiratory protection against 
certain airborne contaminants when used in accordance with all use instructions and limitations and 
applicable safety and health regulations. 


This product contains no components made from natural rubber latex. 


CAUTION: 

Failure to properly dispose of spent cartridges, filters, or respirators contaminated by hazardous materials 
can result in environmental harm. Handling, transportation and disposal of spent cartridges, filters, or 
respirators must comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. 


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USE INSTRUCTIONS AND LIMITATIONS 


Important 

Before use, the wearer must read and understand these User Instructions. Keep these instructions for 
reference. 


Use For 

Respiratory protection from certain airborne contaminants according to NIOSH approvals, OSHA 
limitations, in Canada CSA standard Z94.4 requirements, other applicable regulations and 3M instructions. 


Do Not Use For 

Concentrations of contaminants which are immediately dangerous to life or health, are unknown or when 
concentrations exceed 10 times the permissible exposure limit (PEL) in air purifying mode when qualitatively 
fit tested, 50 times the PEL in air purifying mode when quantitatively fit tested, 1000 times the PEL in powered 
air purifying or supplied air mode, or according to specific OSHA standards or applicable government 
regulations, whichever is lower. 


Use Instructions 

1. Failure to follow all instructions and limitations on the use of this respirator and/or failure to wear this 
respirator during all times of exposure can reduce respirator effectiveness and may result in sickness or 
death. 

2. Before occupational use of this respirator, a written respiratory protection program must be implemented 
meeting all the requirements of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.134 such as training and fit testing and applicable 
OSHA substance specific standards. In Canada, CSA standard Z94.4 requirements must be met. 

3. The airborne contaminants which can be dangerous to your health include those that are so small you 
cannot see them. 

4. Leave contaminated area immediately and contact supervisor if you smell or taste contaminants or if 
dizziness, irritation, or other distress occurs. 

5. Store respirator away from contaminated areas when not in use. 

6. Dispose of used product in accordance with applicable regulations. 

Use Limitations 

1. This respirator does not supply oxygen when used in air purifying mode. Do not use in atmospheres 
containing less than 19.5% oxygen. 

2. Do not use when concentrations of contaminants are immediately dangerous to life and health, are 
unknown or when concentrations exceed 10 times the permissible exposure limit (PEL) in air purifying 
mode when qualitatively fit tested, 50 times the PEL in air purifying mode when quantitatively fit tested, 
1000 times the PEL in powered air purifying or supplied air mode, or according to specific OSHA 
standards or applicable government regulations, whichever is lower. 

3. Do not alter, abuse or misuse this respirator. 

4. Do not use with beards or other facial hair or other conditions that prevent a good seal between the face 
and the faceseal of the respirator. 


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Time Use Limitations 

1. If respirator becomes damaged, leave the contaminated area immediately and repair or replace the 
respirator. 

2. Replace filters in accordance with the filter Time Use Limitations. 

3. Replace cartridges in accordance with an established change schedule or earlier if smell, taste or irritation 
from contaminants is detected. 


NIOSH Cautions and Limitations 

The following restrictions may apply. See NIOSH Approval Label Matrix. 

A- Not for use in atmospheres containing less than 19.5 percent oxygen. 

B- Not for use in atmospheres immediately dangerous to life or health. 

C- Do not exceed maximum use concentrations established by regulatory standards. 

D- Air-line respirators can be used only when the respirators are supplied with respirable air meeting the 
requirements of CGA G-7.1 Grade D or higher quality. 

E- Use only the pressure ranges and hose lengths specified in the User’s Instructions. 

F- Do not use powered air-purifying respirators if airflow is less than four cfm (115 1pm) for tight fitting 
facepieces or six cfm (170 1pm) for hoods and/or helmets. 

G- If airflow is cut off, switch to filter and/or cartridge or canister and immediately exit to clean air. 

H- Follow established cartridge and canister change schedules or observe ESLI to ensure that cartridge and 
canisters are replaced before breakthrough occurs. 

I- Contains electrical parts which have not been evaluated as an ignition source in flammable or explosive 
atmospheres by MSHA/NIOSH. 

J- Failure to properly use and maintain this product could result in injury or death. 

L- Follow the manufacturer’s User’s Instructions for changing cartridges, canister and/or filters. 

M- All approved respirators shall be selected, fitted, used, and maintained in accordance with MSHA, OSHA, 
and other applicable regulations. 

N- Never substitute, modify, add, or omit parts. Use only exact replacement parts in the configuration as 
specified by the manufacturer. 

0- Refer to User’s Instructions, and/or maintenance manuals for information on use and maintenance of 
these respirators. 

P- NIOSH does not evaluate respirators for use as surgical masks. 

S- Special or critical User’s Instructions and/or specific use limitations apply. Refer to User’s Instructions 
before donning. 


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S-Special or Critical Use Instructions 

3M™ Mercury Vapor Cartridges (6009 and 60929) are equipped with passive 3M™ End of Service Life 
Indicators (ESLI). The color change indicator must be readily visible when wearing the respirator without 
manipulation. If you cannot readily see the ESLI, do not use. Mercury vapor cartridges must be discarded 
when the ESLI changes color; or within 30 days of opening packaging; or when ESLI becomes dirty or 
damaged; or when odors of vapors or gases become noticeable, whichever occurs first. Mercury vapor has 
no odor. 


To assemble 3M™ Dual Airline Combination Breathing Tubes with 3M™ Cartridges/Filters, the facepiece 
inhalation valves must be removed. 


If the facepiece is to be used in air purifying mode (without using the 3M™ SA-1600 or SA-2600 breathing 
tubes), the inhalation valves must be replaced in the facepiece before use. 


Use of the 3M™ 6894 Nose Cup Assembly with the 3M™ 6000DIN Series Full Facepieces must be in 
accordance with the NIOSH approval for the system being used. 

-Nose cup is not to be used with the Powerflow™ Face-Mounted PAPR 

-Nose cup use is optional with 3M™ GVP and Breathe Easy^^ Belt-Mounted PAPR systems. 

-Nose cup must be used for all other 6000DIN facepiece applications. 




OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.134 requires that employers provide breathing air for supplied air respirator 
systems which “shall meet at least the requirements of the specification for Grade D breathing air as 
described in the Compressed Gas Association Commodity Specification ANSI/CGA G-7.1-1997.” Testing of 
output air from a compressor against this standard is required prior to using with a supplied air respirator. 
In Canada, breathing air systems must be supplied with air which meets at least the requirements in Table 1 
of CSA Standard Z180.1-2000. Failure to do so may result in sickness or death. 


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LIST OF PRODUCTS 


3MTM 5QQQ Series Full Facepiece Replacement Parts and Accessories 

Full Facepiece with DIN Port Adapter (6884) 

6700DIN Small 

6800DIN Medium 

6900DIN Large 

1 6884 DIN Port Adapter Assembly 


lA 

6882 

DIN Cover 

2 6880 

Bayonet Cap 

IB 

6876 

Breathing Tube Gasket 

3 6895 

Inhalation Gasket 

1C 

6889 

Exhalation Valve 

4 6893 

Inhalation Valve 

ID 

6883 

DIN Port Base 

5 6898 

Fens Assembly 

IE 

6896 

Center Adapter Gasket 

6 6894 

Nose Cup Assembly 

IF 

6881 

DIN Air Director 

7 6899 

Frame Assembly w/Screws 

IG 

7890 

Full Face Plug (Accessory not included 

8 6897 

Head Harness Assembly 


w/6884) 



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3 MTM Accessories 


Number 

Product Name 

504 

Respirator Cleaning Wipes 

601 

Quantitative Fit Test Adapter 

6878 

Spectacle Kit 

6885 

Lens Cover (100 pack) 

6886 

Tinted Lens Cover (25 pack) 

7883 

Neck Strap Assembly 

7915-5 

Tyvek® Shroud 

7993 

Welder’s Shroud 


3MTM Cartridges 

3 Mtm Responder Cartridge and Canister (Front-Mounted) 


Number Product Name 

450-02-11R06 CP3N Canister Alpha chloroacetophenone (CN), ortho 

chlorobenzylidene malonitrile (CS); and PI00 


FR-64 FR-64 Cartridge 


Organic vapor, chlorine, hydrogen chloride, chlorine 
dioxide, sulfur dioxide, ammonia, methylamine, 
formaldehyde, hydrogen fluoride, hydrogen sulfide 
(escape only), alpha chloroacetophenone (CN), ortho 
chlorobenzylidene malonitrile (CS) or phosphine; and 
PlOO 


Note: Important information is provided in the User Instructions with 3M™ Responder Cartridges and 
Canisters, which must be understood by wearer before use. 

3M™ 6000 Series Filters and Cartridges (Side-Mounted) 


Number 

Product Name 

6001 

Organic Vapor 

6002 

Acid Gas 

6003 

Organic Vapor/Acid Gas 

6004 

Ammonia/Methylamine 

6005 

Formaldehyde/Organic Vapor 


NIOSH Approval (for respiratory protection 
against the following contaminants up to fifty times 
the permissible exposure limit with Quantitative 
Fit Test) 

Certain organic vapors 
Chlorine, hydrogen chloride, and sulfur 
dioxide or chlorine dioxide or hydrogen 
sulfide (escape only). 

Certain organic vapors, chlorine, hydrogen 
chloride, and sulfur dioxide or hydrogen sulfide 
(escape only) or hydrogen fluoride 
Ammonia and methylamine 
Formaldehyde and certain organic vapors 


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6006 Multi-Gas/Vapor 

6009 Mercury Vapor/Chlorine Gas 

60921 Organic Vapor/P 100 

60922 Acid Gas/PlOO 

60923 Organic Vapor/Acid Gas/P 100 

60924 Ammonia/Methylamine/P 100 

60925 Formaldehyde/Organic Vapor/P 100 

60926 Multi-Gas/Vapor/PlOO 

60928 Organic Vapor/Acid Gas/P 100 

60929 Mercury Vapor/Chlorine Gas/P 100 


Certain organic vapors, chlorine, hydrogen 
chloride, chlorine dioxide, sulfur dioxide, hydrogen 
sulfide (escape only), ammonia/methylamine, 
formaldehyde or hydrogen fluoride 
Mercury vapor or chlorine gas 
Certain organic vapors and particulates 
Chlorine, hydrogen chloride, and sulfur dioxide or 
chlorine dioxide or hydrogen sulfide (escape only) and 
particulates 

Certain organic vapors, chlorine, hydrogen 
chloride, and sulfur dioxide or hydrogen sulfide 
(escape only) or hydrogen fluoride and particulates 
Ammonia and methylamine and particulates 
Formaldehyde and certain organic vapors and 
particulates 

Certain organic vapors, chlorine, hydrogen 
chloride, chlorine dioxide, sulfur dioxide, hydrogen 
sulfide (escape only), ammonia/methylamine, 
formaldehyde or hydrogen fluoride and particulates 
Certain organic vapors, chlorine, hydrogen chloride, 
and sulfur dioxide or hydrogen sulfide (escape only) 
hydrogen fluoride and particulates^ 

Mercury vapor or chlorine gas and particulates 


1. 3M recommended for use against methylbromide or radioiodine up to 5 ppm with daily cartridge 
replacement. 


Service Life of 3M™ 6000 Series Cartridges 

3 Mtm 6000 Series Chemical Cartridges should be used before the expiration date on cartridge packaging. 
The useful service life of these cartridges will depend upon activity of wearer (breathing rate), specific type, 
volatility and concentration of contaminants and environmental conditions such as humidity, pressure, and 
temperature. Cartridges must be replaced in accordance with an established change schedule or earlier if 
smell, taste or irritation from contaminants is detected. 


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3mtm Filters (Side-Mounted), Adapters and Retainers 


Note: Only Filters approved under NIOSH 42 CFR 84 are to be used with the 6000 Series Full 
Facepieces. 

Number Product Name 


501 

502 
2071 
2076HF 
2078 

2091 

2096 

2097 

5N11 

5P71 

7093 


Filter Retainer for 5N11 and 5P71 Filters 
Filter Adapter for 2000 Series and 7093 Filters 
P95 Particulate Filter 

P95 Particulate Filter, hydrogen fluoride, with nuisance level acid gas relief' 

P95 Particulate Filter, 3M recommended for ozone protection^, with nuisance level 
organicvapor/acid gas relief' 

PI00 Particulate Filter 

PI00 Particulate Filter, with nuisance level acid gas relief* 

PI00 Particulate Filter, 3M recommended for ozone protection^, with nuisance level organic 
vapor relief' 

N95 Particulate Filter 
P95 Particulate Filter 
PI00 Particulate Filter 


1. 3M recommended for relief against nuisance levels of acid gas or organic vapors. Nuisance level refers to 
concentrations not exceeding OSHA PEL or applicable exposure limits, whichever is lower. Do not use 
for respiratory protection against acid gas/organic vapors. 

2. 3M recommended for ozone protection up to 10 times the OSHA PEL or applicable government 
occupational exposure limits, whichever is lower (not NIOSH approved for use against ozone) 


3M particulate filters should be changed when an increase in breathing resistance is noticed. 


Filters must be replaced if they become damaged, soiled or if an increase in breathing resistance occurs. 

N-series filters should not be used in environments containing oils. R-series filters may be limited to 8 hours 
of continuous or intermittent use if oil aerosols are present. In environments containing only oil aerosols, P- 
series filters should be replaced after 40 hours of use or 30 days, whichever is first. 


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ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS 


All 3M™ 6000 Series Full Facepieces equipped with the 3M™ 6884 DIN Port Adapter (full facepiece 
assemblies 6700DIN, 6800DIN and 6900DIN) can be used in any of the following configurations: 

Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) 

- 3MTM GVP Belt-Mounted PAPR 

- 3M™ Powerflow™ Face-Mounted PAPR 

- 3M™ Breathe Easy™ Belt-Mounted PAPR 
Supplied Air Respirator (SAR) 

- 3M™ Dual Airline 

- 3MT^ Air Control Devices - Continuous Flow (excluding W-3196 Air Regulating Kit and 

stainless steel options) 

Negative Pressure 

- 3M™ Responder FR-64 Cartridge and CP3N Canister (Front-Mounted) 

- 3M™ 2000 Series and 7093 Filters and 6000 Series Cartridges (Side-Mounted) 


Whenever the air filtration/supply system, including responder canisters or cartridges, are attached to the 
center DIN port of the 6884 DIN Port Adapter Assembly, the 3M™ 7890 Full Face Plug must be removed 
from the center port and the two bayonet ports must be closed using 6880 bayonet caps and 6895 Inhalation 
Port Gaskets. 


Note: Make certain 3M™ 6895 Inhalation Port Gaskets are in place on the facepiece bayonet connectors 
before installing filters, cartridges or breathing tubes. 


3 MTM 6000 Series Cartridge (Side-Mounted) Assembly 

1. Align the cartridge notch with the small solid bayonet lug on facepiece and push together. 

2. Turn cartridge clockwise to stop (1/4 turn). Repeat with second cartridge. (Fig. 1) 

3. Check that a 6876 breathing tube gasket (gray) and 7890 plug have been installed in the center DIN port. 



Fig.l 


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3MTM 2000 Series and 7093 Filter (Side Mounted) Assembly 

1. Align opening of filter with filter attachment on facepiece. 

2. Turn filter clockwise until it is firmly seated and cannot be further turned. 

3. Repeat for second filter. (Fig. 2) 

4. Check that a 6876 breathing tube gasket (gray) and 7890 plug has been installed in the center DIN port. 



Fig. 2 


Filter Assembly (for 3 Mtm 5N11 and 5P71 Filters) 

1. Place filter into 501 Retainer so printed side of filter faces the cartridge. 

2. Press cartridge into filter retainer. It should snap securely into filter retainer. When correctly installed, 
filter should completely cover face of cartridge. (Fig. 3) 

3. To replace filter, remove retainer by lifting on TAB. 



Fig. 3 


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3MTM 502 Adapter Assembly 

1. Align adapter over cartridge. Engage front snap by squeezing front of cartridge and adapter together, 
placing thumbs of both hands over top of adapter and fingers along bottom sides of cartridge. (Fig. 4) 

2. Engage back snap by squeezing back side of cartridge and adapter together using the same hand 
positions. An audible click should be heard as each snap is engaged. (Fig. 5) The 3M 502 adapter 
should not be removed or reused once engaged. It is not designed for reuse. Removal and reuse may 
result in leakage. 




3 MTM 2000 Series and 7093 Filters/3M^^ 502 Adapter Assembly 

Place filter onto the filter holder so that filter comes into even contact with gasket. Twist clockwise a quarter 
turn until it is firmly seated and filter cannot be turned further. Repeat for second filter. 

Note: The 3M 502 adapter, once installed on a 3M 6000 Series Cartridge, is not to be removed or reused. 
Removal and reuse may result in leakage. 

3Mtm Supplied Air Systems 

3 MTM Aij. Control Devices - Continuous Flow 

User must follow User Instructions provided with approved Air Regulating Valve Assemblies. 


3 Mtm Dual Airline Respirator Assembly 

User must follow Dual Airline Supplied Air Respirators User Instructions provided with the 3M™ Dual 
Airline Supplied Air Respirators. 

Assembly of 3M™ Combination Dual Airline Respirator with Cartridges and Filters 

The 3M™ SA-1600 (front-mounted) and SA-2600 (back-mounted) versions of the 3M dual airline breathing 
tubes allow use of selected NIOSH approved 3M™ 6000 Series Cartridges and 2000 Series Filters. For the 
listing of approved cartridges and filters, reference the NIOSH approval label included with 3M dual airline 
adapter kits. 

To assemble 3M™ Dual Airline Combination Breathing Tubes with 3M™ Cartridges/Filters, the facepiece 
inhalation valves must be removed. 


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If the facepiece is to be used in air purifying mode (without using the 3M SA-1600 or SA-2600 breathing 
tubes), the inhalation valves must be replaced in the facepiece before use. 

Using the Combination Dual Airline Breathing Tubes without Cartridges and Filters 

To use the 3M combination dual airline breathing tubes (SA-1600 and SA-2600) without cartridges or filters, 
attach a 3M™ 6880 Bayonet Cap to each outer bayonet mount on the dual airline breathing tube. When used 
as a straight. Type C, continuous flow supplied air respirator, the Assigned Protection Factor is 1000 times 
the PEL or TLV guidelines for full facepiece respirators. 




The 3M™ Dual Airline is NIOSH approved only with the 6894 nose cup assembly in place. Failure to do so 
may result in sickness or death. 


3 Mtm Responder Cartridge and Canister Assembly 


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The 3M CP3N canister and FR-64 cartridge are NIOSH approved only with the 6894 nose cup assembly in 
place. Failure to do so may result in sickness or death. 




Overtightening may cause damage to the DIN Port Adapter housing and/or gasket and allow unfiltered air to 
enter the facepiece, which may result in sickness or death. 


Important information on proper use and use limitations is provided in the User Instructions with the CP3N 
Canister and FR-64 Cartridge. The two bayonet ports on the lens must be closed using 6880 Bayonet Caps 
and 6895 Inhalation Port Gaskets. Before installing the canister, check that the 6876 Breathing Tube Gasket 
is in place and in good condition. Screw the responder canister/cartridge into the DIN Port Adapter and 
tighten with moderate hand pressure (Fig. 6). 


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3MTM GVP PAPR Assembly 

Screw 3M™ GVP-123 breathing tube elbow adapter into the center port of the 6884 adapter assembly. User 
must follow User Instructions provided with the GVP Belt-Mounted Powered Air Purifying Respirator 
Assembly. 



Fig. 6 


3 MTM Breathe Easy^’^ Turbo PAPR Assembly 

Screw the threaded adapter on the 3M™ 520-01-77 Breathing Tube into the center port of the 6884 Din port 
adapter assembly. User must follow User Instructions provided with the Breathe Easy™ Turbo PAPR 
Assembly. 


3 MTM Powerflow^^ PAPR Assembly 

User must follow User Instructions provided with the Powerflow™ PAPR. 




The Powerflow systems are not NIOSH approved for use with a nose cup. Use of a nose cup, 
may result in sickness or death. 




The connection between the Powerflow^^ PAPR assembly and the 6000DIN Full Facepiece must be 

checked every time the unit is assembled or swiveled. This check should be performed outside the 
contaminated environment. Entering the contaminated area while the connection between the PAPR 
assembly and the facepiece is loose may result in sickness or death. 


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FITTING INSTRUCTIONS 

Must be followed each time respirator is worn. 

Donning and User Seal Check 

1. Fully loosen all four head straps, place facepiece on face and pull head harness to back of head (Fig. 7). 

2. Pull the ends of the four straps to adjust tightness, starting with the neck straps first, then the forehead 
straps. Do not overtighten the straps (Fig. 8). 

3. Perform a positive and/or negative pressure user seal check each time the respirator is donned. 



Fig. 7 



Fig. 8 



Fig. 9 


Negative Pressure Seal Check 

3M™ Powerflow^^ PAPR and Responder Canister/Cartridge 

1. Place palms of hands over the air inlet of the cartridge/canister. 

2. Inhale gently. If you feel the facepiece collapse slightly and pull closer to your face with no leaks between 
the face and facepiece, a proper seal has been obtained. 

3. If faceseal air leakage is detected, reposition respirator on face and/or readjust tension of straps to 
eliminate air leakage If you cannot achieve a proper seal, DO NOT enter the contaminated area. See 
your supervisor. 


3 Mtm gvP and Breathe Easy™ PAPRs 

1. Place the palm of the hand over the breathing tube opening (Fig. 9). 

2. Inhale gently. If you feel the facepiece collapse slightly and pull closer to your face with no leaks between 
the face and facepiece, a proper seal has been obtained. 

3. If faceseal air leakage is detected, reposition respirator on face and/or readjust tension of straps to 
eliminate air leakage. If you cannot achieve a proper seal, DO NOT enter the contaminated area. See 
your supervisor. 


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3M™ 6000 Series Cartridges (Side-Mounted) 

1. Place palms of hands to cover face of cartridge or open area of 3M™ 501 Filter Retainer and inhale 
gently. If you feel facepiece collapse slightly and pull closer to your face with no leaks between the face 
and facepiece, a proper seal has been obtained. (Fig. 10) 

2. If faceseal air leakage is detected, reposition respirator on face and/or readjust tension of straps to 
eliminate leakage. If you cannot achieve a proper seal, DO NOT enter the contaminated area. See your 
supervisor. 

Note: Use of 3M 501 filter retainer may aid respirator wearer in conducting a negative pressure seal check. 


3 Mtm 2000 Series Filters (Side-Mounted) 

1. Place your thumbs onto the center portion of the filters, restricting airflow through filters and inhale 
gently. If you feel facepiece collapse slightly and pull closer to your face with no leaks between the face 
and facepiece, a proper seal has been obtained. (Fig. 11) 

2. If faceseal air leakage is detected, reposition respirator on face and/or readjust tension of straps to 
eliminate the leakage. If you cannot achieve a proper seal, DO NOT enter the contaminated area. See 
your supervisor. 


3M™ Dual Airline 

User must follow User Instructions for Dual Airline Supplied Air Respirators. 

3M™ Air Control Devices - Continuous Flow 

User must follow User Instructions provided with approved Air Regulating Valve Assemblies. 


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Positive Pressure Seal Check 


1. Remove breathing tube, Powerflow™ PAPR assembly or cartridge/canister from the center DIN port, as 
applicable. 

2. With the palm of your hand covering the exhalation valve cover and center DIN port, exhale gently. If 
facepiece bulges slightly and no air leaks are detected between your face and the facepiece, a proper seal 
has been obtained (Fig. 9). 

3. If faceseal air leakage is detected, reposition respirator on face and/or readjust tension of straps to 
eliminate air leakage If you cannot achieve a proper seal, DO NOT enter the contaminated area. See 
your supervisor. 

FIT TESTING 


Note: Fit testing is a U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Canadian CSA Z94.4 
standard requirement. Therefore, either quantitative or qualitative fit testing must be conducted prior to the 
respirator being issued. (Quantitative Fit Testing [QNFT] can be conducted using a 3M™ 601 Fit Test 
Adapter and 42 CFR 84 PlOO filters such as the 3M™ 2091 or 7093 Particulate Filters.) 

Qualitative Fit Testing (QLFT) with the 3M™ FT-10 or FT-30 Qualitative Fit Test Apparatus can be 
conducted using any of the NIOSH approved 42 CFR 84 particulate filters. Use of Qualitative Fit Testing 
may reduce the respirator’s Assigned Protection Factor (APF). Reference U.S. OSHA 29 CFR 1910.134. 

Note: For further information concerning fit testing contact 3M OH&ESD Technical Service 


INSPECTION, CLEANING, AND STORAGE 

The 3M™ 6000 Series Respirator must be inspected before each use to ensure that it is in good operating 
condition. The facepiece should be repaired or replaced upon observation of damaged or defective parts. The 
following inspection procedure is suggested. 

1. Check facepiece for cracks, tears and dirt. Be certain facepiece, especially faceseal area, is not distorted. 

2. Examine inhalation valves for signs of distortion, cracking or tearing. 

3. Make sure that head straps are intact and have good elasticity. 

4. Examine all plastic parts for signs of cracking or fatiguing. Make sure filter gaskets are properly seated 
and in good condition. 

5. Remove exhalation valve cover and examine exhalation valve and valve seat for signs of dirt, distortion, 
cracking or tearing. Replace exhalation valve cover. 

6. Inspect lens for any damage that may impair respirator performance or vision. 


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Cleaning and Storage 

Cleaning is recommended after each use. 




Do not clean with solvents. Cleaning with solvents may degrade some respirator components and reduce 
respirator effectiveness. Inspect all respirator components before each use to ensure proper operating 
condition. Failure to do so may result in sickness or death. 


1. Remove cartridges, filters and/or breathing tubes. The center adapter, lens and faceseal can also be 
removed if necessary. 

2. Clean facepiece (excluding filters and cartridges), by immersing in warm cleaning solution, water 
temperature not to exceed 120° F (49° C), and scrub with soft brush until clean. Add neutral detergent if 
necessary. Do not use cleaners containing lanolin or other oils. 

3. Disinfect facepiece by soaking in a solution of quaternary ammonia disinfectant or sodium hypochloride 
(1 oz [30 ML] household bleach in 2 gallons [7.5 L] of water), or other disinfectant. 

4. Rinse in fresh, warm water and air dry in noncontaminated atmosphere. 

5. Respirator components should be inspected prior to each use. A respirator with any damaged or 
deteriorated components should be repaired or discarded. 

6. The cleaned respirator should be stored away from contaminated areas when not in use. 

REPLACEMENT PART INSTRUCTIONS 

3MTM Facepiece Assemblies for 6700DIN/6800DIN/6900DIN 

The facepiece consists of the head harness assembly, nose cup assembly, center adapter assembly, lens 
assembly, faceseal (small, medium or large), and frame assembly (top, bottom, nuts and screws). 

To disassemble lens assembly from faceseal, remove the two Phillips screws from top frame. Then, pull the 
frame top and frame bottom away from the faceseal. The frame top, frame bottom, faceseal and the lens 
assembly have vertical line markings that indicate their positions relative to one another. Make certain these 
markings are aligned for reassembly. 


3 MTM 5884 DIN port Adapter Assembly Replacement 

The DIN port adapter (center adapter) assembly consists of a 3M™ 6883 Din Port Base, 6882 DIN Cover, 
6881 DIN Air Director, 6889 Exhalation Valve, 6876 Breathing Tube Gasket and 6896 Center Adapter 
Gasket. It is secured to the center of the lens with a bayonet-style twist lock connection which compresses the 
6896 center adapter gasket. The 6884 DIN port adapter assembly is locked in position by the 6881 DIN air 
director. 


To remove the center adapter from the facepiece 

1. Remove nose cup assembly (except in 3M™ Powerflow^^ Systems) by pulling away from center adapter 
inside facepiece (Fig. 12). 


2. Squeeze the locking tab at the back of the 6881 air director and pull back to disengage from the 6883 DIN 
port base (Fig. 13). 


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3. Grasp center adapter at cover and twist counter-clockwise 1/4 turn to disengage bayonet from facepiece 
lens. 

4. Withdraw center adapter from lens center port. 



Fig. 12 




Fig. 14 



Figure 15 


To install the center adapter into the facepiece 

1. Remove the 6881 DIN air director from the 6883 DIN base. 

2. Align tabs on center adapter base with notches in center port of facepiece lens. 

3. Slide adapter into lens port (Fig. 14). 

4. Grasp center adapter at cover and twist clockwise 1/4 turn to stop. Be certain center adapter gasket is 
properly in place and sealed, and that the adapter assembly is fully engaged. 

5. Align the lug at the bottom of the 6881 air director with the slot at the bottom of the 6883 DIN port base 
(Fig. 13). Slide forward and press the center knob until the locking tab clicks into place. 

6. Replace nose cup assembly, where applicable. Refer to the table in 3M™ Nose Cup Assembly 
Replacement section in these instructions. 

7. Attach the 3M™ 6880 Bayonet Caps to side inlet ports on the facepiece if using in one of the following 3M 
configurations: belt-mounted or face-mounted PAPR systems, or the responder cartridge or canister in 
the negative pressure mode. 


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6894 Nose Cup Assembly Replacement 

The 6894 nose cup assembly consists of a nose cup and inhalation valves. It is designed to install onto the 
center adapter and comfortably fit over the respirator wearer’s mouth and nose to aid in purging exhaled 
breath and prevent lens fogging. 

1. Remove the nose cup assembly by pulling away from center adapter inside facepiece (Fig. 12). 

2. To replace, position nose cup assembly onto center adapter aligning arrows (Fig. 15). 


Nose Cup Requirements 

Use of the 3M™ 6894 Nose Cup Assembly with the 3M™ 6000DIN Series Full Facepiece must be in 
accordance with the following table. 


Nose Cup Use Requirements for 6000DIN Series Full Facepiece 

3M™ Respirator 
System 

NIOSH Approved Only 
With Nose Cup 

NIOSH Approved Only 
Without Nose Cup 

NIOSH Approved With 
or Without Nose Cup 

Belt-Mounted 

PAPRs 




Powerflow™ Face- 
Mounted PAPR 




Supplied Air 

6000 Series 

Cartridges 

2000 Series Filters 

CP3N Canister 

FR-64 Cartridge 

Dual Airline 





/!\ WARNING 


Failure to use or not use the 3M 6894 nose cup in accordance with the above requirements may adversely 
affect respirator performance and result in sickness or death. 


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6896 Center Adapter Gasket Replacement 

The 3M™ 6896 Center Adapter Gasket is designed to seal the interface between the center adapter and the 
lens of the 6000 Series Full Facepiece. 

1. Remove nose cup assembly and center adapter assembly as described in previous DIN Port Adapter and 
Nose Cup Replacement sections. 

2. Remove old 6896 gasket from center adapter and replace with new 6896 gasket. 

3. Re-install center adapter and nose cup into facepiece.. 

3 MTM 6893 Inhalation Valve Replacement 

Inhalation valves are located on posts at the inside of the facepiece inhalation ports and inside the nose cup 
inhalation ports. These valves should be inspected before each respirator use and replaced whenever valves 
become damaged or lost. 

1. Remove existing valve(s) by lifting from post(s). 

2. Install new valve(s) onto post(s). Be certain valve(s) is fully engaged under all three lugs on post(s), lays 
flat, and moves freely (spins) on post (Fig. 18). 


3 Mtm 6889 Exhalation Valve Replacement 

1. Remove center adapter cover by pulling out from bottom latch. 

2. Grasp valve and pull valve stem out from valve seat. 

3. Inspect valve seat making certain it is clean and in good condition. 

4. Place new 6889 over the exhalation port and push or press valve stem into center hole. Be certain the 
valve is fully seated and spins freely in mount (Fig. 16). 

5. Replace adapter cover by engaging top and bottom snaps (latches). 

Note: Conduct a negative pressure user seal check to ensure exhalation valve is functioning properly. 


3 MTM 6895 Inhalation Port Gasket Replacement 

The 6895 gasket is designed to seal the interface between the bayonet attachment inhalation ports on the 
facepiece and filters/cartridges, or dual airline breathing tubes installed on the facepieces. The gaskets should 
be inspected with each filter/cartridge change and replaced whenever damaged or seal integrity is questionable. 

1. Remove gaskets from facepiece inhalation port bayonet fittings. 

2. Install new gaskets onto facepiece inhalation port bayonet fittings. Be certain gaskets are in proper 
position under all three bayonet lugs (Fig. 17). 




Figure 17 



Figure 18 


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6897 Head Harness Replacement 

The 6897 head harness assembly consists of the head harness and buckles for the 3M 6000 series full 
facepiece. To replace the head harness assembly: 

1. Remove existing harness by pulling attachment buttons out of holes in faceseal tabs. 

2. Attach new harness by pressing attachment buttons into holes in faceseal tabs with twisting motion. Be 
certain buttons are fully seated. Head harness should be assembled with 2 short straps to top of 
respirator and 3M and 6897 marking on harness facing away from respirator (Fig. 19). 


3 MTM 6898 Lens Assembly 

The 6898 lens assembly consists of a hard-coated polycarbonate lens with installed bayonet attachment 

inhalation port fittings, inhalation valves, and inhalation port filter/cartridge gaskets. The 6898 lens is 

replaceable by following these steps: 

1. Remove nose cup assembly and center adapter assembly as described in previous DIN port adapter and 
nose cup replacement sections. 

2. Remove the (2) Phillips screws from the lens/faceseal frame. Pull the frame top and frame bottom away 
from faceseal. 

3. Remove faceseal from lens. 

4. Place new lens and faceseal together aligning marks at top and bottom. Position top and bottom frame, 
again aligning marks top and bottom (Fig. 20). Install and securely tighten screws. Make certain 
alignment marks are properly aligned top and bottom with all components. 

5. Install center adapter assembly. 

6. Replace nose cup assembly. 

3 MTM 6899 Frame Kit 

The 6899 frame kit includes a frame top, frame bottom, (2) Phillips head screws and (2) hex head nuts. The 

frame kit secures and seals the 3M 6000 series full facepiece faceseal to the 3M 6898 lens assembly. 

1. After assembling the faceseal onto the lens, matching top and bottom alignment marks, position top 
frame, over lens and faceseal, aligning center vertical marks, then press in place. 

2. Position bottom frame, aligning center vertical mark, and press in place (Fig. 20). 

3. Insert and tighten Phillips head screws. Make certain parts are properly aligned and sealed together. 




Fig. 19 


Fig. 20 


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