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    Does anyone out there know why you can NOT get a cairns N6A in a natural finish that has an NFPA certification? Looked all over and cannot find the answer

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    Never heard of that. But then again I have not shopped for a leather since 1991.
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    yeah every site i look at gives a disclaimer when u select natural that it will not be NFPA. i have emailed MSA twice now and gotten no response
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    Call local state suppliers/ msa reps and ask the question

    But seems you have your answer already

    Get natural and no nfpa label

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    Quote Originally Posted by InstructorJV87 View Post
    yeah every site i look at gives a disclaimer when u select natural that it will not be NFPA. i have emailed MSA twice now and gotten no response
    Um...have you thought about contacting the NFPA?
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    Quote Originally Posted by InstructorJV87 View Post
    Does anyone out there know why you can NOT get a cairns N6A in a natural finish that has an NFPA certification? Looked all over and cannot find the answer
    They make them. Did you look at MSA's site??

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    COLOR 7 NATURAL
    SIZE 2 7-5/8 to 8-3/8 (LARGE)
    FACE/EYE PROTECTION 2 CAIRNS ESS GOGGLE SYSTEM
    LINER 1 NOMEX
    HOLDER 1 6" CARVED BRASS EAGLE
    CHINSTRAP 1 NOMEX WITH QRB
    REFLECTIVE TRIM 2 REFLEXITE
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    Right on MSA/Cairns website it says plainly, and clearly, that a natural finish helmet does NOT meet NFPA. That part is not in question if the manufacturer says it doesn't meet NFPA. The only part in question is why doesn't it meet NFPA.
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    No protective coating???

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