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This document specifies the safety requirements for buoyancy aids, performance level 50. It is applicable to buoyancy aids for adults and children with a body mass greater than 25 kg only, used in sheltered waters.

Buoyancy aids require active participation by the user where help and rescue are close at hand.

One-piece and two-piece inherently buoyant floatation suit PFDs are deemed to qualify as special application devices according to ISO 12402-6:2020.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2020-07
  • Edition : 2
    Number of pages : 21
  • :
    ISO/TC 188/SC 1
    Personal safety equipment
  • 13.340.70
    Lifejackets, buoyancy aids and flotation devices

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