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  The Advisor Genius: Selecting an Appropriate Respirator
Before You Begin

1. The Advisor Genius may ask you for the following information. Be prepared.
  • Percent of oxygen in the air. If you are working at normal atmospheric conditions, use a value of 21%.
  • Type of contaminant: particulate or gas
  • For gaseous contaminants, the maximum concentration of contaminants in the workplace in units of parts per million or milligrams per cubic meter.
Note: The Advisor Genius has been written using Frames and JavaScript. If your software does not support these, the Genius will not operate properly.

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