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The NIOSH detector tube certification program.
Am Ind Hyg Assoc J 1974 Jul; 35(7):438-442
Review of the set of performance and quality control standards for gas detector tubes adopted by NIOSH following evaluations of commercial gas detector tubes. Commercial tubes must meet the standards to be considered acceptable for NIOSH and OSHA use. Reference is made to the NIOSH testing program in Morgantown, West Virginia. Details are given of the most important requirements.
NIOSH-Author; Gas-detection; Air-quality-control; Air-contaminants; Measurement-instrumentation; Certification; Regulations
Paul Roper, National Institute for Occupational Safety mid Health, DHEW, 1014 Broadway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Issue of Publication
American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Page last reviewed: September 4, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division