prEN 13138-1

Buoyant aids for swimming instruction - Part 1: Buoyant aids to be worn - Safety requirements and test methods

General information

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CEN/TC 162 Protective clothing including hand and arm protection and lifejackets

European Norm


The European Standard specifies safety requirements for construction, performance, sizing and marking for buoyant swimming aids intended to assist users with movement through the water in the early stages of water awareness, whilst learning to swim or whilst learning part of a swimming stroke. It also gives methods of test for verification of these requirements. This European Standard, Part 1, applies to devices that are designed to be worn or are camed on the body and which have either inherent buoyancy or can be inflated.

Life cycle


prEN 13138-1
40.60 Close of voting
Jul 15, 1998