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Supplied Air Respirators(SAR)

October 2006
NIOSH Docket Number 083

The purpose of this standard is to specify minimum performance requirements to determine the effectiveness of a full facepiece positive pressure, pressured demand Type C and Typed CE Supplied Air Respirator (SAR) used during entry into and escape from chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health (IDLH) atmospheres when worn in accordance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations.

Materials Under Evaluation

Concept paper “Concept standard for chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) Type C and CE positive pressure, pressure demand full facepiece supplied air respirator” dated 10/6/06 [PDF - 6,100 KB]

Submissions from the Public in Order of Receipt

Presentation by Bill Hoffman “Conceptual requirements for the CBRN Type C and CE positive pressure, pressure demand, full facepiece supplied air respirator (SAR) presented at the 10/12/06 meeting in Pittsburgh, PA [PDF - 1,370 KB]

Submission to NIOSH from Bill Sell (Draeger Safety, Inc.) – 03/23/07 [PDF - 2,670 KB]

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