42 CFR 84.256 - Quality control requirements.

§ 84.256 Quality control requirements.
(a) In addition to the construction and performance requirements specified in §§ 84.251, 84.252, 84.253, 84.254, and 84.255, the quality control requirements in paragraphs (b), (c), and (d) of this section apply to approval of gas masks, chemical cartridge respirators, and powered air-purifying respirators for entry into and escape from vinyl chloride atmospheres containing adequate oxygen to support life.
(b) The respirators submitted for approval as described in paragraph (a) of this section shall be accompanied by a complete quality control plan meeting the requirements of subpart E of this part.
(c)
(1) The applicant shall specify in the plan that a sufficient number of samples will be drawn from each bulk container of sorbent material and that where activated carbon is used, the following specific tests will be performed:
(i) Apparent density;
(ii) Iodine number;
(iii) Moisture content;
(iv) Carbon tetrachloride number; and
(v) Mesh size.
(2) The tests in paragraph (c)(1) of this section shall be performed in a quantity necessary to assure continued satisfactory conformance of the canisters and cartridges to the requirements of this subpart.
(d) Final performance quality control tests on the complete canisters and cartridges shall be accomplished using the bench tests and procedures prescribed in §§ 84.252, 84.253, 84.254, and 84.255.

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  • 2013-11-19; vol. 78 # 223 - Tuesday, November 19, 2013
    1. 78 FR 69361 - Development of Inward Leakage Standards for Half-Mask Air-Purifying Particulate Respirators
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      Reopening of comment period.
      Stakeholder comments to the questions included in the notice of September 4, 2013 (78 FR 54432) must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on December 31, 2013.
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