BS 8468-4:2008 - Respiratory protective devices for use against chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) agents. Powered air-purifying respirators. Specification – BSI British Standards

BS 8468-4:2008

Respiratory protective devices for use against chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) agents. Powered air-purifying respirators. Specification

Status : Withdrawn   Published : August 2008 Replaced By : BS 8468-4:2020

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BS 8468-4:2008 Respiratory protective devices for use against chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) agents. Powered air-purifying respirators. Specification

BS 8468-4 applies to powered air-purifying respirators (PAPRs) intended to be used during, rescue, evacuation, escape, hazard containment and decontamination and similar activities.

PAPR are an air-purifying respiratory protective device that uses an electrically operated blower to force ambient atmosphere through air-purifying elements to the respiratory interface

BS 8468-4 should be used by emergency responders (fire, ambulance, police, and associated civilian agencies and workers) in areas contaminated by chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) agents. It contains requirements for designation, classification, testing and marking of the device.




Standard NumberBS 8468-4:2008
TitleRespiratory protective devices for use against chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) agents. Powered air-purifying respirators. Specification
StatusWithdrawn
Publication Date29 August 2008
Confirm Date15 May 2020
Withdrawn Date25 August 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)BS EN 132, BS EN 140, BS EN 13274-1, BS EN 134, BS EN 12942:1999/AMD 1:2003, BS EN 12941:1999/AMD 1:2004, BS EN 136:1998, BS 8467:2006
Informative References(Provided for Information)Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 2002, 89/686/EEC
Replaced ByBS 8468-4:2020
Draft Superseded By07/30149276 DC
DescriptorsEmergency equipment, Classification systems, Chemical hazards, Radiation hazards, Firefighting, Designations, Emergency services, Marking, Breathing apparatus, Chemical-resistance tests, Leak tests, Supplied air breathing apparatus, Safety devices, Decontamination, Performance, Nuclear radiation, Gas-resistance tests, Biological hazards, Respirators
ICS13.340.30
CommitteePH/4
ISBN978 0 580 56883 1
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages28
File Size436 KB
Price£182.00


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