ASTM F1823 - 97(2018) - Standard Guide for Water Rescue Personal Flotation Device (PFD)

ASTM F1823 - 97(2018)

Standard Guide for Water Rescue Personal Flotation Device (PFD)

Status : Current   Published : November 2018



1.1 This guide covers the minimum performance and safety requirements of a water rescue lifejacket/PFD (Personal Flotation Device).

1.2 In recognition of many broad and varied applications of such PFD's, many options are included.

1.3  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.4  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Standard NumberASTM F1823 - 97(2018)
TitleStandard Guide for Water Rescue Personal Flotation Device (PFD)
Publication Date01 November 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors lifejacket, PFD, water rescue
File Size52 KB

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