FprEN 12942

Respiratory protective devices - Powered filtering devices incorporating full face masks, half masks or quarter masks - Requirements, testing, marking

General information

60.55 Ratification completed (DOR)   Aug 9, 2021

CEN

CEN/TC 79 Respiratory protective devices

European Norm

13.340.30   Respiratory protective devices

Scope

This document specifies minimum requirements for powered Respiratory Protective Devices (RPD) incorporating a tight-fitting respiratory interface. It does not cover devices designed for use in circumstances where there is or might be an oxygen deficiency.
Escape RPD and filters for use against CO are not covered by this document.
Laboratory tests and practical performance tests are included for the assessment of compliance with the requirements.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

2016/425

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/EEC

Life cycle

PREVIOUSLY

Revises
EN 12942:1998

NOW

IN_DEVELOPMENT
FprEN 12942
60.55 Ratification completed (DOR)
Aug 9, 2021