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Title 42Chapter ISubchapter GPart 84


TITLE 42—Public Health

CHAPTER I—PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

SUBCHAPTER G—OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH RESEARCH AND RELATED ACTIVITIES

PART 84—APPROVAL OF RESPIRATORY PROTECTIVE DEVICES

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Subpart A—GENERAL PROVISIONS

§84.1
Purpose.
§84.2
Definitions.
§84.3
Respirators for mine rescue or other emergency use in mines.
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Subpart B—APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL

§84.10
Application procedures.
§84.11
Contents of application.
§84.12
Delivery of respirators and components by applicant; requirements.
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Subpart C—FEES

§84.20
Establishment of fees.
§84.21
Fee calculation.
§84.22
Fee administration.
§84.23
Fee revision.
§84.24
Authorization for additional examinations, inspections, tests, and fees.
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Subpart D—APPROVAL AND DISAPPROVAL

§84.30
Certificates of approval; scope of approval.
§84.31
Certificates of approval; contents.
§84.32
Notice of disapproval.
§84.33
Approval labels and markings; approval of contents; use.
§84.34
Revocation of certificates of approval.
§84.35
Changes or modifications of approved respirators; issuance of modification of certificate of approval.
§84.36
Delivery of changed or modified approved respirator.
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Subpart E—QUALITY CONTROL

§84.40
Quality control plans; filing requirements.
§84.41
Quality control plans; contents.
§84.42
Proposed quality control plans; approval by the Institute.
§84.43
Quality control records; review by the Institute; revocation of approval.
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Subpart F—CLASSIFICATION OF APPROVED RESPIRATORS; SCOPE OF APPROVAL; ATMOSPHERIC HAZARDS; SERVICE TIME

§84.50
Types of respirators to be approved; scope of approval.
§84.51
Entry and escape, or escape only; classification.
§84.52
Respiratory hazards; classification.
§84.53
Service time; classification.
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Subpart G—GENERAL CONSTRUCTION AND PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

§84.60
Construction and performance requirements; general.
§84.61
General construction requirements.
§84.62
Component parts; minimum requirements.
§84.63
Test requirements; general.
§84.64
Pretesting by applicant; approval of test methods.
§84.65
Conduct of examinations, inspections, and tests by the Institute; assistance by applicant; observers; recorded data; public demonstrations.
§84.66
Withdrawal of applications.
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Subpart H—SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS

§84.70
Self-contained breathing apparatus; description.
§84.71
Self-contained breathing apparatus; required components.
§84.72
Breathing tubes; minimum requirements.
§84.73
Harnesses; installation and construction; minimum requirements.
§84.74
Apparatus containers; minimum requirements.
§84.75
Half-mask facepieces, full facepieces, mouthpieces; fit; minimum requirements.
§84.76
Facepieces; eyepieces; minimum requirements.
§84.77
Inhalation and exhalation valves; minimum requirements.
§84.78
Head harnesses; minimum requirements.
§84.79
Breathing gas; minimum requirements.
§84.80
Interchangeability of oxygen and air prohibited.
§84.81
Compressed breathing gas and liquefied breathing gas containers; minimum requirements.
§84.82
Gas pressure gages; minimum requirements.
§84.83
Timers; elapsed time indicators; remaining service life indicators; minimum requirements.
§84.84
Hand-operated valves; minimum requirements.
§84.85
Breathing bags; minimum requirements.
§84.86
Component parts exposed to oxygen pressures; minimum requirements.
§84.87
Compressed gas filters; minimum requirements.
§84.88
Breathing bag test.
§84.89
Weight requirement.
§84.90
Breathing resistance test; inhalation.
§84.91
Breathing resistance test; exhalation.
§84.92
Exhalation valve leakage test.
§84.93
Gas flow test; open-circuit apparatus.
§84.94
Gas flow test; closed-circuit apparatus.
§84.95
Service time test; open-circuit apparatus.
§84.96
Service time test; closed-circuit apparatus.
§84.97
Test for carbon dioxide in inspired gas; open- and closed-circuit apparatus; maximum allowable limits.
§84.98
Tests during low temperature operation.
§84.99
Man tests; testing conditions; general requirements.
§84.100
Man tests 1, 2, 3, and 4; requirements.
§84.101
Man test 5; requirements.
§84.102
Man test 6; requirements.
§84.103
Man tests; performance requirements.
§84.104
Gas tightness test; minimum requirements.
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Appendix
Tables to Subpart H of Part 84
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Subpart I—GAS MASKS

§84.110
Gas masks; description.
§84.111
Gas masks; required components.
§84.112
Canisters and cartridges in parallel; resistance requirements.
§84.113
Canisters and cartridges; color and markings; requirements.
§84.114
Filters used with canisters and cartridges; location; replacement.
§84.115
Breathing tubes; minimum requirements.
§84.116
Harnesses; installation and construction; minimum requirements.
§84.117
Gas mask containers; minimum requirements.
§84.118
Half-mask facepieces, full facepieces, and mouthpieces; fit; minimum requirements.
§84.119
Facepieces; eyepieces; minimum requirements.
§84.120
Inhalation and exhalation valves; minimum requirements.
§84.121
Head harnesses; minimum requirements.
§84.122
Breathing resistance test; minimum requirements.
§84.123
Exhalation valve leakage test.
§84.124
Facepiece tests; minimum requirements.
§84.125
Particulate tests; canisters containing particulate filters; minimum requirements.
§84.126
Canister bench tests; minimum requirements.
Appendix
Tables to Subpart I of Part 84
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Subpart J—SUPPLIED-AIR RESPIRATORS

§84.130
Supplied-air respirators; description.
§84.131
Supplied-air respirators; required components.
§84.132
Breathing tubes; minimum requirements.
§84.133
Harnesses; installation and construction; minimum requirements.
§84.134
Respirator containers; minimum requirements.
§84.135
Half-mask facepieces, full facepieces, hoods, and helmets; fit; minimum requirements.
§84.136
Facepieces, hoods, and helmets; eyepieces; minimum requirements.
§84.137
Inhalation and exhalation valves; check valves; minimum requirements.
§84.138
Head harnesses; minimum requirements.
§84.139
Head and neck protection; supplied-air respirators; minimum requirements.
§84.140
Air velocity and noise levels; hoods and helmets; minimum requirements.
§84.141
Breathing gas; minimum requirements.
§84.142
Air supply source; hand-operated or motor driven air blowers; Type A supplied-air respirators; minimum requirements.
§84.143
Terminal fittings or chambers; Type B supplied-air respirators; minimum requirements.
§84.144
Hand-operated blower test; minimum requirements.
§84.145
Motor-operated blower test; minimum requirements.
§84.146
Method of measuring the power and torque required to operate blowers.
§84.147
Type B supplied-air respirator; minimum requirements.
§84.148
Type C supplied-air respirator, continuous flow class; minimum requirements.
§84.149
Type C supplied-air respirator, demand and pressure demand class; minimum requirements.
§84.150
Air-supply line tests; minimum requirements.
§84.151
Harness test; minimum requirements.
§84.152
Breathing tube test; minimum requirements.
§84.153
Airflow resistance test, Type A and Type AE supplied-air respirators; minimum requirements.
§84.154
Airflow resistance test; Type B and Type BE supplied-air respirators; minimum requirements.
§84.155
Airflow resistance test; Type C supplied-air respirator, continuous flow class and Type CE supplied-air respirator; minimum requirements.
§84.156
Airflow resistance test; Type C supplied-air respirator, demand class; minimum requirements.
§84.157
Airflow resistance test; Type C supplied-air respirator, pressure-demand class; minimum requirements.
§84.158
Exhalation valve leakage test.
§84.159
Man tests for gases and vapors; supplied-air respirators; general performance requirements.
§84.160
Man test for gases and vapors; Type A and Type AE respirators; test requirements.
§84.161
Man test for gases and vapors; Type B and Type BE respirators; test requirements.
§84.162
Man test for gases and vapors; Type C respirators, continuous-flow class and Type CE supplied-air respirators; test requirements.
§84.163
Man test for gases and vapors; Type C supplied-air respirators, demand and pressure-demand classes; test requirements.
Appendix
Table to Subpart J of Part 84
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Subpart K—AIR-PURIFYING PARTICULATE RESPIRATORS

§84.170
Air-purifying particulate respirators; description.
§84.171
Required components and attributes.
§84.172
Airflow resistance test.
§84.173
Exhalation valve leakage test.
§84.174
Filter efficiency level determination test—non-powered series N, R, and P filtration.
§84.175
Instantaneous filter efficiency level determination test—PAPR series HE, PAPR100-N, and PAPR100-P filtration.
§84.176
Fit test—PAPR classes HE and PAPR100.
§84.177
Total noise level test—PAPR classes HE and PAPR100.
§84.178
Breath response type, airflow resistance test—PAPR classes HE and PAPR100.
§84.179
Silica dust loading test—PAPR series HE filtration.
§84.180
Particulate loading test—PAPR series PAPR100-N and PAPR100-P filtration.
§84.181
Communication performance test—PAPR class PAPR100.
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Subpart L—CHEMICAL CARTRIDGE RESPIRATORS

§84.190
Chemical cartridge respirators: description.
§84.191
Chemical cartridge respirators; required components.
§84.192
Cartridges in parallel; resistance requirements.
§84.193
Cartridges; color and markings; requirements.
§84.194
Filters used with chemical cartridges; location; replacement.
§84.195
Breathing tubes; minimum requirements.
§84.196
Harnesses; installation and construction; minimum requirements.
§84.197
Respirator containers; minimum requirements.
§84.198
Half-mask facepieces, full facepieces, mouthpieces, hoods, and helmets; fit; minimum requirements.
§84.199
Facepieces, hoods, and helmets; eyepieces; minimum requirements.
§84.200
Inhalation and exhalation valves; minimum requirements.
§84.201
Head harnesses; minimum requirements.
§84.202
Air velocity and noise levels; hoods and helmets; minimum requirements.
§84.203
Breathing resistance test; minimum requirements.
§84.204
Exhalation valve leakage test; minimum requirements.
§84.205
Facepiece test; minimum requirements.
§84.206
Particulate tests; respirators with filters; minimum requirements; general.
§84.207
Bench tests; gas and vapor tests; minimum requirements; general.
Appendix
Tables to Subpart L of Part 84
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Subpart M—[RESERVED]

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Subpart N—SPECIAL USE RESPIRATORS

§84.250
Vinyl chloride respirators; description.
§84.251
Required components.
§84.252
Gas masks; requirements and tests.
§84.253
Chemical-cartridge respirators; requirements and tests.
§84.254
Powered air-purifying respirators; requirements and tests.
§84.255
Requirements for end-of-service-life indicator.
§84.256
Quality control requirements.
§84.257
Labeling requirements.
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Subpart O—CLOSED-CIRCUIT ESCAPE RESPIRATORS

§84.300
Closed-circuit escape respirator; description.
§84.301
Applicability to new and previously approved CCERs.
§84.302
Required components, attributes, and instructions.
§84.303
General testing conditions and requirements.
§84.304
Capacity test requirements.
§84.305
Performance test requirements.
§84.306
Wearability test requirements.
§84.307
Environmental treatments.
§84.308
Additional testing.
§84.309
Additional testing and requirements for dockable CCERs.
§84.310
Post-approval testing.
§84.311
Registration of CCER units upon purchase.
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Subparts P-JJ [Reserved]

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