Standard Respirator Testing Procedures

Air-Purifying Respirators with Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Protection

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Determination of CBRN Organic Vapor (Cyclohexane) Service Life Test
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Acid Gases (Cyanogen Chloride) Service Life Test
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Acid Gases (Hydrogen Cyanide) Service Life Test
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Acid Gases (Phosgene) Service Life Test
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Acid Gases (Hydrogen Sulfide) Service Life Test
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Acid Gases (Sulfur Dioxide) Service Life Test
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Base Gases (Ammonia) Service Life Test
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Nitrogen Oxide Gases (Nitrogen Dioxide) Service Life Test
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Hydride Gases (Phosphine) Service Life Test
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Formaldehyde Service Life Test, Air-Purifying Respirators
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Laboratory Durability Conditioning Process for Environmental, Transportation and Rough Handling Use Conditions on Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Respiratory Protective Devices (RPDs) Standard Conditioning Procedure (SCP)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of Field of View for Full Facepiece Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear (CBRN) Respiratory Protective Devices (RPDs)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of Communication Performance Test for Speech Conveyance and Intelligibility of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Full Facepiece Air-Purifying Respirator
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of Lens Fogging on Full Facepiece Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Air-Purifying Respirator
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of Haze, Luminous-Transmittance, and Abrasion-Resistance Properties of the Primary Lens System Material for Full Facepiece Respiratory Protective Devices (RPDs)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of Full Facepiece, Tight-Fitting, Negative-Pressure, Air-Purifying Respirator (APR) Performance During Dynamic Testing Against the Chemical Agent Vapor Sarin (GB)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of Full Facepiece, Tight-Fitting, Negative-Pressure, Air-Purifying Respirator (APR) Performance During Dynamic Testing Against Chemical Agent Distilled Sulfur Mustard (HD) Vapor and Liquid CBRN
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of Laboratory Respirator Protection Level (LRPL) Values for CBRN Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Facepieces or CBRN Air-Purifying Respirator (APR)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Organic Vapor (Cyclohexane) Service Life Test, Air-Purifying Escape Respirators
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Acid Gases (Cyanogen Chloride) Service Life Test, Air-Purifying Escape Respirators
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Acid Gases (Hydrogen Cyanide) Service Life Test, Air-Purifying Escape Respirators
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Acid Gases (Phosgene) Service Life Test, Air-Purifying Escape Respirators
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Acid Gases (Hydrogen Sulfide) Service Life Test, Air-Purifying Escape Respirators
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Acid Gases (Sulfur Dioxide) Service Life Test, Air-Purifying Escape Respirators
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Base Gases (Ammonia) Service Life Test, Air-Purifying Escape Respirators
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Nitrogen Oxide Gases (Nitrogen Dioxide) Service Life Test, Air-Purifying Escape Respirators
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Hydride Gases (Phosphine) Service Life Test, Air-Purifying Escape Respirators
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Formaldehyde Service Life Test, Air-Purifying Escape Respirators
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Laboratory Durability Conditioning Process for Environmental, Transportation and Rough Handling Use Conditions on Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN)(Air-Purifying or Self-Contained) Escape Respirator
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of Flammability and Heat Resistance, CBRN Air-Purifying Escape Respirators
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of Chemical Agent Permeation and Penetration Resistance Performance Against Sarin (GB) Vapor of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Air-Purifying Escape Respirator
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of Chemical Agent Permeation and Penetration Resistance Performance Against Sulfur Mustard (HD) Liquid And Vapor of The Chemical, Biological, Radiological, And Nuclear (CBRN) Air-Purifying Escape Respirator
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of Laboratory Respirator Protection Level (LRPL) Values for CBRN Air-Purifying Escape Respirator (APER)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of Human Subject Breathing Gas (HSBG) Concentrations (Carbon Dioxide and Oxygen) for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Air-Purifying Escape Respirator
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of Practical Performance Level for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) (Air-Purifying or Self-Contained) Escape Respirator
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of Donning Effectiveness of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) (Air-Purifying or Self-Contained) Escape Respirator
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Organic Vapor (Cyclohexane) Service Life Test, Tight-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPR)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Acid Gases (Cyanogen Chloride) Service Life Test, Tight-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPR)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Acid Gases (Hydrogen Cyanide) Service Life Test, Tight-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPR)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Acid Gases (Phosgene) Service Life Test, Tight-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPR)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Acid Gases (Hydrogen Sulfide) Service Life Test, Tight-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPR)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Acid Gases (Sulfur Dioxide) Service Life Test, Tight-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPR)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Base Gases (Ammonia) Service Life Test, Tight-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPR)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Nitrogen Oxide Gases (Nitrogen Dioxide) Service-Life Test, Tight-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPR)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Hydride Gases (Phosphine) Service Life Test, Tight-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPR)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Formaldehyde Service Life Test, Tight-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPR)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Organic Vapor (Cyclohexane) Service Life Test, Loose-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPR)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Acid Gases (Cyanogen Chloride) Service Life Test, Loose-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPR)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Acid Gases (Hydrogen Cyanide) Service Life Test, Loose-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPR)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Acid Gases (Phosgene) Service Life Test, Loose-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPR)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Acid Gases (Hydrogen Sulfide) Service Life Test, Loose-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPR)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Acid Gases (Sulfur Dioxide) Service Life Test, Loose-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPR)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Base Gases (Ammonia) Service Life Test, Loose-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPR)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Nitrogen Oxide Gases (Nitrogen Dioxide) Service Life Test, Loose-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPR)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Hydride Gases (Phosphine) Service Life Test, Loose-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPR)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Formaldehyde Service Life Test, Loose-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPR)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN Powered Air-Purifying Respirator (PAPR) Performance During Dynamic Testing Against the Chemical Agent Vapor Sarin (GB) Chemical Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Standard Testing Procedure (STP)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of CBRN, Powered Air-Purifying Respirator (PAPR) Performance During Dynamic Testing Against Chemical Agent Distilled Sulfur Mustard (HD) Vapor and Distilled Sulfur Mustard (HD) Liquid Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Standard Testing Procedure (STP)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of Laboratory Respirator Protection Level (LRPL) Values for CBRN Tight-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirator (PAPR)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

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Determination of Laboratory Respiratory Protection Level (LRPL) Values for CBRN Loose-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirator (PAPR)
Subpart G, Section 84.63(a)(c)(d)

Page last reviewed: January 29, 2018