M96 Filter Cartridge

Part #: 30-102-1 (EA)

The M96 filter cartridge is used in a variety of applications to protect against a variety of biological, chemical, and chemical warfare agent contaminants. The filter connection is a standard DIN-40 thread, making it interoperable with a variety of respirators in a crisis scenario, and it ships in a sealed foil bag which provides a 10 year shelf life when stored in correct conditions. Peke Safety sells it for use with Flexair and C420 respirator systems and our patient isolation stretchers.

The M96 filter is manufactured from Noryl GFN1 plastic and meets NIOSH 42 CFR Part 84 requirements for chemical protection.

Ships individually wrapped.


  • NIOSH approved with C420 w/ Promask, FlexAir PAPR configurations with loose-fitting headpieces, and Promask 2000 facemasks
  • Utilizes EN-148-1 (40mm) standard NATO thread connection
  • Snap-cap accessory is available if splash protection is required


M96 Filter Cartridge Specifications

Body MaterialNoryl® GFN1
Shelf Life10 Years (foil bag)
Diameter4.57 in (116 mm)
Height3.5 in (90 mm)
Weight13.4 oz (380 g)
ConnectionEN 148-1 (40 mm) NATO thread
Pressure Drop42 mm H2O (nominal) measured at NIOSH airflow rate of 85 lpm

NIOSH-Approved Protection (Meeting/Exceeding 42 CFR Part 84 Requirements)

Particulates (APR) – P100
Particulates (PAPR) – HE
Ammonia – (AM)
Chlorine Dioxide – (CD)
Chlorine – (CL)
Formaldehyde – (FM)
Hydrogen Chloride – (HC)
Hydrogen Fluoride – (HF)
Hydrogen Sulfide – (HS)
Methylamine – (MA)
Organic Vapors – (OV)
Phosphine – (PH)
o-Chlorobenzylidene malononitrile – (CS Tear Gas)
α-Chloroacetophenone – (CN Tear Gas)

Military Chemical Warfare Agent (CWA) Protection

Chloropicrin – (PS)
Cyanogen Chloride – (CK)
Dimethyl Methylphosphonate – (DMMP)
Hydrogen Cyanide – (AC)
Phosgene – (CG)
Sarin – (GB)

NIOSH Approvals / Configurations with the IRT Filter

TC-23C-2457HE/AM/CD/CL/FM/HC/HF/HS/MA/OV/SD/CS/CNC420 PAPR w/Promask 2000 Full Facepiece (Positive Pressure)
TC-23C-2458HE/AM/CD/CL/FM/HC/HF/HS/MA/OV/SDFlexAir PAPR w/Loose-fitting Headpieces (Positive Pressure)
TC-23C-2484HE/AM/CD/CL/FM/HC/HF/HS/MA/OV/SDFlexAir PAPR w/Loose-fitting Headpieces (Positive Pressure)
TC-23C-2486HE/AM/CD/CL/FM/HC/HF/HS/MA/OV/SD/CS/CNC420 PAPR w/M95 Full Facepiece (Positive Pressure)
TC-23C-2497HE/AM/CD/CL/FM/HC/HF/HS/MA/OV/SDFlexAir PAPR w/Loose-fitting Headpieces (Positive Pressure)
TC-84A-5036P100/AM/CD/CL/FM/HC/HF/HS/MA/OV/SD/CS/CNFlexAir PAPR w/Loose-fitting Headpieces (Positive Pressure)
TC-84A-5175P100/AM/CD/CL/FM/HC/HF/HS/MA/OV/SD/CS/CNM95 Full Facepiece (Negative Pressure)

M96 Cartridge Independent Test Data

Gas/Vapor ChallengeFormulaTest Concentration (ppm)Breakthrough Concentration (ppm)
Ammonia (AM)NH3100050
Carbon Tetrachloride (OV)CCl410005
Chlorine Dioxide (CD)ClO2500.1
Chlorine (CL)Cl25005
Formaldehyde (FM)HCHO1001
Hydrogen Chloride (HC)HCl5005
Hydrogen Fluoride (HF)HF703
Hydrogen Sulfide (HS)H2S100010
Methylamine (MA)CH3NH2100010
Sulfur Dioxide (SD)SO25005
o-Chlorobenzylidene malononitrile (CS)ClC6H4CH=C(CN)23.05
a-Chloroacetophenone (CN)C6H5COCH2Cl16.05

M96 Cartridge Exceeds Military Chemical Warfare Agent Requirements

Gas ChallengeTest Concentration (mg/m3)Test Flow Rate (lpm)Breakthrough Concentration (mg/m3)
Chloropicrin(PS) 25,000305
Cyanogen Chloride (CK) 34,000328
Dimethyl Methylphosphonate (DMMP) 3, 53,00050.04
Hydrogen Cyanide (AC) 44,000325
Phosgene (CG) 420,000328
Sarin (GB) 34,00032.04


All respiratory equipment, regardless of approval should not be used without medical sign-off by a certified physician or without the approval of a qualified safety manager.

1. There are no NIOSH approval protocols for testing chemical warfare agents in accordance with the requirement referenced in note 2 thru 4 below.
2. Cartridge gas service life testing in accordance with QSTAG 295, Second Draft.
3. Cartridge gas service life testing in accordance with MIL-PRF-51560C.
4. Carbon gas service life testing in accordance with MIL-DTL-32101A.
5. Dimethyl Methylphosphonate is a surrogate test agent for Sarin.

ITAR WARNING: This product is controlled by the U.S. Munitions List and International Traffic in Arms Regulations. U.S. State Department authority for export from the United States is required. Re-export, re-transfer, or disclosure to unauthorized parties, including non-US Persons is prohibited.