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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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EN 1822 test rig

EN 1822 and ISO 29463 HEPA filter factory test

Created Wednesday, March 10, 2021

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

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Spara energi genom att se över dina filter i din fastighet

Select the right air filtration solution using Life Cycle Cost

Created Tuesday, February 16, 2021

The most important task for a filter is to reduce the amount of particles and pollutants in the ventilation air, but you can also reduce your energy costs if you look at which filters you have in the property by looking at the life cycle cost.

Standard and regulations Sustainability

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

Created Monday, February 1, 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.

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deep dive into the world of hepa air filters and why they define industry standards

Created Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Filtration is a physical, biological or chemical operation that separates solid matter – and sometimes fluids – from a mixture with a filter medium that has a complex structure through which only certain elements of the air (or fluid) can pass.

Life science and healthcare Standard and regulations Air quality

Global Food Safety Guideline Webinar

Created Monday, April 1, 2019

In 2019 the BRCGS released a revision to their Global Food Safety Guideline. In this revision the requirements for Indoor air Quality and Air filtration have been expanded to give a clearer understanding of what is needed to pass BRCGS audits

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Eurovent 2019

Created Friday, January 4, 2019

The new Eurovent Classification is defined in Rating Standard RS4/C/001-2019 and covers all products in the scope of the Eurovent Certified Performance programme for Air Filters rated at 0.944 m3/s as nominal airflow.

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Chris Ecob on ISO 16890

Created Thursday, July 5, 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.

Standard and regulations Take a breath

PM1 - The new focus to protect human health

Created Thursday, July 5, 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.

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Global Moves Aim to Strengthen IAQ

Created Thursday, July 5, 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.

Air cleaners and air purifiers Standard and regulations Air quality

Camfil Welcomes Clean Air Strategy's Focus on IAQ

Created Thursday, July 5, 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.

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Camfil ProSafe 

Created Thursday, July 5, 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.

Life science and healthcare Standard and regulations Food and beverage

Camfil Welcomes ISO 16890

Created Thursday, July 5, 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.

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What is PM1?

Created Tuesday, July 3, 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.

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