Supplied Air Respirators(SAR)
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 10/6/06pdf icon [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, PApdf icon [PDF – 1,370 KB]