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Respirator Approval: Policy and Standards Development - FY06

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  • Influence the ISO standards pertaining to Respiratory Protection to enhance and harmonize the performance requirements. To develop Standards that can be used to update 42 CFR Part 84
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Applicable Standards

  • 42 CFR Part 84
  • 29 CFR 1910 .134

Key Partners

  • Regulators
  • academicians
  • Respirator Manufacturers
  • Certifiers
  • Users worldwide


  • Regulators
  • Manufacturers
  • Employers
  • Certification Agencies
  • Employees

Project Scope

  • Participate in all of the project groups, working groups and Sub-committee endeavors and administer the US Technical Advisory Group. Conduct research where necessary to support these efforts.


  • Various committee projects


  • Four Standard Test Methods
  • Technical Specification on Workrates
  • Technical Specification on Anthropometrics
  • Standard on Definitions


  • No outcomes are anticipated in FY 2006
Page last modified: July 23, 2007
Page last reviewed: July 23, 2007 (archived document)
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)