Total Inward Leakage (TIL) Other Classes of Respirator - FY12
- Establish TIL testing capability and performance requirements for testing air purifying and supplied air respirators for inclusion in 42 CFR Part 84.
- 42 CFR Part 84
- Labor Unions
- Respirator Users
- Establish TIL requirements for all respirator classes
- Q2 Finalize/approve IL chambersí design documents
- Q3 Install IL Benchmark Test Facility; validate corn oil challenge agent equipment/instruments
- Q4 Initiate benchmark IL evaluations
- 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.