42 CFR 84.180 - Airflow resistance tests.

§ 84.180 Airflow resistance tests.

(a) Resistance to airflow will be measured in the facepiece, mouthpiece, hood, or helmet of a particulate respirator (complete respirator) mounted on a test fixture with air flowing at continuous rate of 85 ±2 liters per minute, before each test conducted in accordance with § 84.182.

(b) The resistances for particulate respirators upon initial inhalation shall not exceed 35 mm water column height pressure and upon initial exhalation shall not exceed 25 mm water column height pressure.

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Title 42 published on 20-Oct-2017 03:48

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 42 CFR Part 84 after this date.

  • 2015-08-12; vol. 80 # 155 - Wednesday, August 12, 2015
    1. 80 FR 48268 - Closed-Circuit Escape Respirators; Extension of Transition Period
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HHS
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective on August 12, 2015.
      42 CFR Part 84