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/TC 79 Respiratory protective devices

European Norm

13.340.30   Respiratory protective devices


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


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


EN 12942:1998


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