Purchase 3M PPE Online

At 3M, we believe that access to personal protective equipment from a brand you know and trust should be available 24/7. That's why you can now make immediate purchases from a wide variety of 3M PPE products with a credit card directly on 3m.com. Get started today.

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Buy with confidence

With conveniently and securely held credit card information linked to your account, payment at 3M is simple, quick, and secure.


How it works

With detailed information about 3M PPE available in one location you can buy with confidence from anywhere you are! You’ll also see a clear and live view of stock availability and pricing that will be fulfilled by a 3M authorized distributor of your choice. With conveniently and securely held credit card information linked to your account, payment at 3M is simple, quick, and secure. Video tutorial: How to make a purchase

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    Create an account

    Make your experience as smooth and convenient as possible by creating an account. Although an account it is not required to purchase product, it will give you access to several additional features.

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    Select the quantity and distributor

    Once you have chosen a product, continue by selecting the desired quantity and your preferred 3M-authorized distributor who will process your order.

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    Add your item to Cart and proceed to Checkout.

    Here you’ll see a summary of your order. Next, you’ll be asked to fill out shipping address, choose a delivery method, and add credit card information.

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    Your order has been placed!

    That’s it, congratulations! You’ve successfully placed your first order.

Benefits of creating an account

If you choose to create an account, you will receive access to several additional features, including online purchases and order history management, saved payment methods and shipping addresses, tax exemption certificates and more options that make the purchasing process even quicker. Video tutorial: Creating and managing your account

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    Exclusive promotions and discounts

    Get access to your order history that will help you manage, view, and track your personal protective equipment.

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    Saved payment methods and shipping addresses

    Saved payment methods and shipping addresses will allow you to save time and purchase with ease.

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    Tax exemption certificates

    Manage your tax exemption status by state. Easily upload your tax exemption certificates and check your exemption status.

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    Additional worker health and safety content

    By signing up, you’re more likely to receive additional product information based on your interests and preferences.

Available online and accessible 24/7

With a wide variety of products, extensive content, and an intuitive checkout system, you can now purchase 3M PPE products with confidence from anywhere you are.

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  • Nano Lok™ is ergonomically designed for ease of use and is ideal for direct connection to most harnesses. The extremely compact and lightweight design is virtually unnoticeable on your back, staying out of the worker’s way and making it ideal as a lanyard replacement.

  • The 3M™ E-A-R™ Flexible Fit Earplug has a soft foam tip and a flexible fitting stem that allows easy insertion into the ear using one or two hands. The soft foam tip conforms to the unique shape of the ear canal to help block out noise.

  • The 3M™ SecureFit™ Safety Helmet X5000 provides comfort and security for workers in a variety of situations because it features climbing helmet-inspired design that meets occupational safety requirements, works with a variety of 3M faceshields, earmuffs and other accessories, and the suspension incorporates exclusive 3M patented Pressure Diffusion technology.

  • The 46-1101-30iVC is a complete Adflo™ Powered Air Purifying Respirator with Speedglas™ Heavy-Duty Welding Helmet G5-01 and auto-darkening filter G5-01VC incorporating 3M's Natural and Variable Color Technologies. The system provides High-Efficiency particulate respiratory protection for welders in a lightweight, compact design with ergonomic, adjustable head suspension.

FAQ - Making a purchase

Learn more about how to make a purchase with the questions and answers below or watch this video tutorial.

FAQ - Creating and managing your account

Learn more about creating and managing your account with the questions and answers below or watch this video tutorial for more information.

FAQ - Managing returns

    1. Products can be returned within 30-days from the date the product was received
    2. All returned items must be in original, clean and resalable condition, and contain the original packaging and intact UPC codes, if applicable
    3. Not Eligible for Returns: Items that have been used, altered, or otherwise made non-resalable, Custom-made products, Items whose packaging has been altered or custom labeled, Any item that has been obsoleted, has an expired shelf life or is not a current product available from our Distributors, Partial cases (the full case must be returned)
    4. Returns cannot be done instore
    5. Restocking or handling fees will not be applied
    6. The Distributor will provide a pre-paid shipping label via the original carrier used in the shipment to the end user customer if it is determined the return is due to the fault of the Distributor. If the end user customer changes their mind and wants to return, they will pay the shipping cost to send the item(s) back.
    7. In the event of a partial return, where an order qualified for a free or reduced shipping promotion, the shipping costs for the original order will not be recalculated
    8. If the item is defective, the Customer should create an incident via the Marketplace and select “defective product”.
  • Go to the Order Details page and click on Initiate Incident/Return and follow the instructions
  • Your refund will go back on the original payment method
  • You need to create an account in order to return an item
  • Your refund will go back on the original payment method
  • Follow the steps to Initiate an Incident from the Order Details page
  • Shipping charges are not refunded unless it is due to an issue created by the Distributor
  • The item will need to be returned and a new order placed

FAQ – Managing incidents