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Respiratory protective devices - Self-contained closed-circuit breathing apparatus for escape - Requirements, testing and marking

General information

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CEN/TC 79 Respiratory protective devices

European Norm

13.340.30   Respiratory protective devices


This document specifies minimum requirements for self-contained closed-circuit breathing RPDs for escape (short: oxygen escape RPD)
a) chemical oxygen type
― Potassium superoxide (KO2),
― Sodium chlorate (NaClO3) and
b) compressed oxygen type.
This document does not apply to RPD for work and rescue and to diving apparatus.
Laboratory 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


Directive (EU) 2016/797 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 May 2016 on the interoperability of the rail system within the European Union (Text with EEA relevance)

Life cycle


EN 13794:2002


prEN 13794 rev
40.60 Close of voting
Apr 8, 2021