Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2020). Counterfeit Respirators / Misrepresentation of NIOSH-Approval.
Counterfeit respirators are products that are falsely marketed and sold as being approved by CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and may not be capable of providing appropriate respiratory protection to workers. NIOSH posts information on this site to alert users, purchasers, and manufacturers of counterfeit respirators.