Answered By: Tom Reinsfelder Last Updated: Apr 07, 2020 Views: 45
COVID-19 related standards
Many organizations, which have established standards for personal protective equipment (PPE) and ventilators, are making current standards in these areas available for free. The information below is subject to change and may not be complete.
This press release has links to three standards that have been made publicly available:
ANSI Portal Announcement
Go to https://www.astm.org/COVID-19/ to find a list of current ASTM standards related to PPE. Follow the onscreen instructions to register and then access the relevant standards.
BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTE (BSI)
BSI is also allowing free access to standards for PPE and ventilators. The links are below, and instructions are available on each link.
For standards related to PPE, go to:
For standards related to ventilators, go to:
EU STANDARDS (EUROPEAN UNION)
This announcement from the EU contains a list of EU standards related to COVID-19 that have been released, as well as a list of some that might possibly be released. The instructions for accessing the standards are in the document.
FDA EMERGENCY USE AUTHORIZATIONS
This site appears to be updated on a regular basis, so watch for changes.
Go to https://innovate.ieee.org/covid-19_related_research/ and follow the link. You’ll get search results for articles and conference papers in addition to standards. In the left sidebar go down to “Standard Status” and click “Active”. That will give you a list of standards that are freely available.
These are accessible through the ANSI site listed at the top of this page.
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