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ISO Standards Development FY09

NOTE: This page is archived for historical purposes and is no longer being maintained or updated.

Current Information can be found at: Standards Development: Organizational Committee Support - ISO - FY10


  • Provide research Necessary to Influence the ISO standards pertaining to Respiratory Protection to enhance and harmonize 42 CFR 84 performance requirements.
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Applicable Standards

  • 42 CFR Part 84
  • 29 CFR 1910 .134

Key Partners

  • Regulators, academicians, respirator manufacturers, certifiers and users worldwide



  • Regulators
  • Manufacturers
  • Employers
  • Certification agencies
  • Respirator Users

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.


  • Develop standard test methods
  • Develop specification on workrates
  • Develop specification on anthropometrics
  • Develop standard on definitions


  • Standard on Definitions


  • Standards for international harmonization of RPE performance
Page last updated: April 05, 2010
Page last reviewed: April 14, 2009
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
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