EN ISO 9999:2022

Assistive products - Classification and terminology (ISO 9999:2022)

General information

60.60 Standard published   Jun 1, 2022


CEN/TC 293 Assistive products and accessibility

European Norm

11.180.01   Aids for disabled and handicapped persons in general


This document specifies a classification and terminology of assistive products, especially produced or generally available, for persons to optimize functioning and reduce disability.
Assistive products used by a person to optimize functioning and reduce disability, but which require the assistance of another person for their operation, are included in the classification.
The following items are specifically excluded from this document:
—    items used for the installation of assistive products;
—    solutions obtained by combinations of assistive products that are individually classified in this document;
—    medicines;
—    assistive products and instruments used exclusively by healthcare professionals or by teachers;
—    non-technical solutions, such as personal assistance, guide dogs or lip-reading;
—    implanted devices;
—    financial support.

Life cycle


EN ISO 9999:2016


EN ISO 9999:2022
60.60 Standard published
Jun 1, 2022