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Document ID (ISN)20949
CIS number 74-1085
Year 1973
Convention or series no.
Title Standard for identification of air-purifying respirator canisters and cartridges.
Bibliographic information ANSI K13.1-1973, American National Standards Institute, 1430 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10018, USA, 21 Feb. 1973. 7p. 2 ref. Price: US-$3.00.
Abstract This standard establishes a system for the marking of air-purifying canisters and cartridges for use in respiratory protective equipment. The primary means of identification shall be properly-worded labels, supplemented by an identifying colour or colours. A list is given of atmospheric contaminants against which canisters or cartridges may give protection; an identifying colour is given for each contaminant. The standard wording that should appear on each canister or cartridge label is reproduced.
Descriptors (primary) air purifying respirators; marking; USA
Descriptors (secondary) safety colours; standard; warning notices
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Respiratory protection
Labour inspection