42 CFR 84.20 - Establishment of fees.

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§ 84.20 Establishment of fees.

(a) This section establishes a system under which NIOSH charges a fee for services provided to applicants for conformity assessment activities conducted by NIOSH for respiratory protective devices under 42 CFR part 84. This section specifies the purposes for which fees will be assessed and the cost factors for such assessments.

(b) Fees will be charged for:

(1)Respirator certification application, approval, approval modification, records maintenance, and testing. Application processing under this Part by engineers, technicians and other specialists, including administrative review of applications, analysis of drawings, technical evaluation, testing, test set up and tear down, and consultation on applications, clerical services, computer tracking and status reporting, records control and security, and document preparation directly supporting application processing. This fee also contributes to a proportionate share of management, administration and operation of the NIOSH National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory;

(2)Maintenance of testing and approval facilities and test equipment. Amortization of facility improvements and depreciation of buildings and equipment used for testing and evaluation or otherwise directly associated with application processing;

(3)Site qualification. Initial review and approval, as specified under 42 CFR part 84 subpart E - Quality Control, of manufacturing facilities that may be used to manufacture respirators, principal components, and/or subassemblies;

(4)Quality assurance maintenance. Quality site audits to verify conformance to the requirements of §§ 84.33, 84.40, 84.41, 84.42, 84.43; and

(5)Maintenance of product performance. Product audits to verify the performance of commercially available respirators which have been granted a NIOSH certificate of approval.

(c) Fees will not be charged for:

(1) Technical assistance not related to application processing;

(2) Technical programs including development of new technology programs;

(3) Participation in research; and

(4) Regulatory review activities, including participation in the development of health and safety standards, regulations, and legislation.

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Title 42 published on 07-Sep-2018 03:21

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

  • 2018-10-25; vol. 83 # 207 - Thursday, October 25, 2018
    1. 83 FR 53835 - Removal of Compliance Deadline for Closed-Circuit Escape Respirators
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HHS
      Notice of proposed rulemaking.
      Comments must be received by November 26, 2018.
      42 CFR Part 84