This European Standard refers to gas filters and combined filters for use as components in unassisted respiratory protective devices.
Filters for use against CO are excluded from this standard.
Laboratory tests are included for the assessment of compliance with the requirements.
Some filters complying with this standard can also be suitable for use with assisted respiratory protective devices and if so they need to be tested be tested and marked according to the appropriate European Standard.
Legislation related to this standard
Personal protective equipment (PPE)Harmonized/Supporting
Regulation (EU) 2016/425 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 March 2016 on personal protective equipment and repealing Council Directive 89/686/EECHarmonized/Supporting
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Feb 24, 2021