Total Inward Leakage (TIL) / Other Classes of Respirator – FY09
- Establish TIL testing capability and performance requirements for testing air purifying and supplied air respirators for inclusion in 42 CFR Part 84.
- Labor Unions
- Respirator Users
- Establish TIL requirements for all respirator classes
- Q2 Initiate Benchmark activities for current respirators
- Q4 Hold public meeting to present development plan for conceptual certification criteria
- TIL performance requirements for testing and certification
in 42 CFR Part 84
- Final rule
- PPE designs that result in better overall fitting respirators for general industrial workers, healthcare workers and emergency responders.