Take a deep breath…..!

pH7 is the New Zealand distributor for CleanAir and STS Shigematsu respiratory equipment.

To help you make an informed decision when it comes to respiratory protection, we are about to launch a series of informative “Seven Fast Facts” posts.  We hope these posts will help you make the right decision when it comes to protecting yourself!

No matter what business you are involved in, it is likely that you will need some form of respiratory protection sooner or later.  If you are an employer who needs to consider respiratory solutions for your employees, a welder, a plumber, a spray painter, asbestos worker, a farmer or even a casual carpenter – YOU NEED TO PROTECT YOUR LUNGS!

Airborne substances hazardous to health can be in dust, mist, vapour or gas form (e.g., wood dust, welding fumes, solvent vapours). You may or may not be able to see these in the air.  If you inhale these, you can become unwell. Depending on the substance, the effects can be immediate or long-term – source: Worksafe NZ. More information can be found here.

If the risk management protocols of elimination, minimization and mitigation have been followed in locations where you are exposed to unhealthy air, and risks remain, RPE (Respiratory Protection Equipment) is one of the last lines of defence.

We hope that you will enjoy these posts. We have the expertise to recommend sensible solutions.  We have state-of-the-art products from two leading international suppliers to provide you with the right kind of protection, and if that is not enough to convince you, we have our own Commit2Fit Certified Fit Tester.

Your respiratory solution will be in safe hands.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact any of the team on 0800 323 223 or

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