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Standards & Regulations

Working in a safety or maintenance position within any facility, you are aware of the standards and regulations set by your country’s government in order to protect your employees and the environment from harmful dust, mist and fumes. Camfil’s database of credible people and projects will work with your facility to find the solution that meets your regulations and standards, wherever you are.

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ISO 29461-2 the first international Standard for filter performance in fog and mist environments

Created 09 September 2022

The first international test standard that rates a filter’s endurance in fog and mist environments and determines a filter’s resistance to water penetration

Energy and Power Systems Standard and regulations

ISO 29461: Turbomachinery Air Intake Filter Standards

Created 09 September 2022

ISO 29461: Turbomachinery Air Intake Filter Standards

Energy and Power Systems Standard and regulations

Whitepaper: ISO 29461-1 First GT Air Filter Efficiency Standard

Created 04 April 2022

For the first time, there is a GT-specific filter efficiency standard. Discover how ISO29461-1 can help you select the right filters for any turbomachinery application.

Energy and Power Systems Standard and regulations

ISO 29461-1:2021 - The first International test standard for turbomachinery filter efficiency & dust holding capacity

Created 28 February 2022

ISO 29461-1 is the first international test standard for reporting the efficiency for the entire range of air intake filters for gas turbines, compressors, and other turbomachinery applications.

Energy and Power Systems Standard and regulations

Eurovent 4/23 - choosing the right air filter

Created 01 February 2022

Eurovent 4/23 helps you determine the right filtration efficiency for your building based on your outdoor air quality and the activities undertaken in your building.

Standard and regulations

The international test standard ISO 16890 for air filters for general ventilation

Created 03 May 2021

ISO 16890 is an international test standard for air filters that from 1 July 2018 has replaced EN 779. ISO 16890 classifies air filters based on particulate matter (PM), which makes it possible to directly see connections to our health and air pollutants.

Standard and regulations

EN 1822 and ISO 29463 HEPA filter factory test

Created 13 April 2021

EN 1822:2019 and ISO 29463 - HEPA filter test standard

Standard and regulations

SELECT THE RIGHT AIR FILTRATION SOLUTION USING LIFE CYCLE COST

Created 26 February 2021

SELECT THE RIGHT AIR FILTRATION SOLUTION USING LIFE CYCLE COST

Sustainability Standard and regulations

What is PM1?

Created 18 December 2018

Humans eat 1kg of food each day, drink 2,5 kg of fluids and breathe more than 15kg of air per day. We take care about the food we eat and the water that we drink, but rarely do we consider the air we breath. Find out more with our Take A Breath infographics.

Take a breath Standard and regulations

Camfil Welcomes ISO 16890

Created 18 December 2018

This standard provides the first opportunity for global harmonisation as it proceeds to replace the two existing localised standards; ASHRAE 52.2 which is dominant in USA and EN779:2012 which is dominant in Europe.

Take a breath Standard and regulations

PM1 - The new focus to protect human health

Created 18 December 2018

Ambient air quality has improved considerably in the last few decades by a range of measures. However, there is convincing evidence that current levels of air pollution still pose a considerable risk to human health.

Take a breath Standard and regulations

Chris Ecob on ISO 16890

Created 18 December 2018

Chris Ecob, our IAQ expert, introduces the new ISO 16890 standard for testing and classification of air filters and offers interesting perspectives on the benefits for specifiers and users of filters.

Take a breath Standard and regulations

Camfil Welcomes Clean Air Strategy's Focus on IAQ

Created 18 December 2018

Following the launch of the UK government's Clean Air Strategy 2019, Camfil welcomes its recognition of the effect of Indoor Air Quality on people's health.

Standard and regulations

Global Moves Aim to Strengthen IAQ

Created 18 December 2018

Two important international initiatives are set to impact on filtration in the home and at work to protect occupants from poor indoor air quality (IAQ). Whether small or large, the end product of our air filters is clean air.

Standard and regulations Air quality Air cleaners and air purifiers

Camfil ProSafe 

Created 18 December 2018

Some processes are more sensitive than others. If you work in the food and beverage or life science industries, you know how tough the demands on clean air are. To be sure you have the right filter, look for the ProSafe symbol.

Food and beverage Standard and regulations Life science and healthcare