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    3M Solutions for the Pharmaceutical Industry

    When it comes to pharma, 3M knows how to protect you

    3M™ offers a wide range of health & safety solutions for the pharmaceutical industry that can be used in laboratory, production and maintenance & repair operations.

    Explore 3M's PPE solutions for key pharmaceutical manufacturing applications, encompassing API handling, cleaning, disinfection, and confined spaces. The solutions of 3M™ aim to safeguard workers from various risks, including chemical exposure, respiratory hazards, and noise, ensuring a safer work environment.

    You can rely on 3M™ to equip health & safety professionals with personal protective equipment solutions for the multi-faceted world of pharmaceutical manufacturing.

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    3M™ Aura™ Particulate Respirators 9300+Gen3 Series

    3M™ Aura™ Particulate Respirators 9300+Gen3 Series Safety and comfort are a top priority at 3M. The third generation of 3M™ Aura™ respirator brings a number of improvements, combining impressive new:

    • Greater breathing comfort
    • Easier to position
    • More durable design

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    3M™ PPE solutions for pharmaceutical hazards

    Biological substances are playing an increasigly important role in pharmaceutical manufacturing. Protecting workers and minimising product contamination requires a robust health and safety approach. 3M™ provides comprehensive PPE solutions, expertise and support in the areas of respiratory, body and hearing protection. Increase safety in a variety of pharmaceutical applications with 3M's tailored offerings and industry-leading support. Discover how 3M™ supports the safety of pharmaceutical manufacturing.

    Most Common Hazards in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

    Pharmaceutical manufacturing poses various hazards to worker safety and health. Some of the most prevalent risks include respiratory hazards, exposure to noise, skin exposure, eye and face injuries, working at heights and ignition risks.

    Explore 3M's effective health and safety solutions designed to counter these workplace hazards.

    Personal safety equipments

    Helping health and safety leaders with the latest advancements in personal protection equipment when tackling the challenging occupational workplace hazards of API including highly potent APIs with an OEL lower than 1μg/m3.

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    Protective clothing

    Leveraging personal protective equipment innovations when addressing occupational health and safety hazards for drug substance formulation and packaging.

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    Head and fall protection

    Addressing confined spaces is multifaceted. Sizes, types, and hazards differ significantly, each governed by distinct standards, regulations, and company policies. Navigating this complexity is crucial for ensuring safety in diverse working environments.

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    Cleaning and workplace safety

    Delivering PPE solutions for potential occupational hazards with ongoing maintenance activities including decontamination or cleaning of cleanrooms or production suites with challenging cleaning agents such as peracetic acid and hydrogen peroxide.

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    3M™ Disposable Respirators

    3M™ Disposable Respirators

    Meet 3M™ Aura™ Disposable Respirators: Comfort, FFP2/FFP3 protection. Original 3-panel, flat-fold design, Cool Flow™ Comfort Valve. Models like 9330+ reduce eyewear fogging; 1883+ ensures lightweight FFP3 wear.

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    3M™ Reusable Masks

    3M™ Reusable Masks

    3M™ Reusable Respirators: Smart design for pharmaceuticals. Simple, comfortable, reliable. Intuitive cartridge/filter connection for easy, secure fit, ensuring enhanced worker protection.

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    3M™ Versaflo™

    3M™ Versaflo™

    TR-800 is an intrinsically safe powered air turbo from the 3M™ Versaflo™ range. When coupled with the Versaflo™ family of headtops, filters and accessories, TR-800 provides protection against a variety of gases and particulate hazards. Comfort is maximised with three user selectable flow rates and controlled airflow.

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     3M™ Protective Coveralls

    3M™ Protective Coveralls

    3M™ Coverall 4520: Multi-layered SMMMS, 43gsm lightweight yet strong. Breathable, soft, and protective against static, hazardous particulates, liquid splash Type 5/6.

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    3M™ PELTOR™ LiteCom Headsets

    3M™ PELTOR™ LiteCom Headsets

    3M™ PELTOR™ LiteCom Headsets are our hearing protectors with a built-in pre-programmed two-way communication environments to help you communicate efficiently over hazardous noise.

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    3M™ PELTOR™ Earmuffs

    3M™ PELTOR™ Earmuffs

    3M™ PELTOR™ Earmuffs X Series combine 3M™ PELTOR™ legendary hearing protection knowledge with our most advanced technologies, creating our most comfortable,durable earmuff. A broad range of protection in colour coded SNRs they make finding the correct protection level easier.

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    3M™ GoggleGear™

    3M™ GoggleGear™

    3M™ GoggleGear™ 500 Series features a low-profile design with an adjustable strap, a lightweight design for all-day comfort and indirect airflow to help against fogging.

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    3M™ SecureFit™ X5000 Safety Helmet

    3M™ SecureFit™ X5000 Safety Helmet

    Provides secure, comfortable and adjustable head protection for workers in a variety of situations. These helmets feature six different settings to adjust positions and 4-point chin strap selector systems.

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    3M™ Rescue Harnesses

    3M™ Rescue Harnesses

    Comfortable, safe design prioritizes padding, ergonomic fit, and strength. Innovative features aid in efficient confined space rescue, ensuring reliable support.

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    3M™ Vinyl Tape 471/5702

    3M™ Vinyl Tape 471/5702

    Reliable, highly visible, highly versatile marking tapes for colour coding, floor and safety marking applications. Long-term high visibility.

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    Scotch® Box Sealing Tapes, 311+

    Scotch® Box Sealing Tapes, 311+

    High-performance tape for box sealing in varied conditions. Works well in damp, cold, below freezing (-6.6°C to 10°C / 20°F to 50°F) shipping and storage environments.

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    Design Spark - Ask the Expert with 3M

    Ask The Expert - How to find the right respiratory mask?

    Respiratory health is crucial, especially with ill-fitting equipment. Beards highlight the need for the right respirator. Inadequate gear leads to 12,000 annual deaths. At RS safety is paramount. Joining us is George Elliott, 3M's Senior Applications Engineer, to discuss proper respiratory gear and its vital role in worker safety.

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