Standard Swedish standard · SS-EN ISO 12402-5:2020

Personal flotation devices - Part 5: Buoyancy aids (level 50) - Safety requirements (ISO 12402-5:2020)

Status: Valid

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.


Lifejackets, buoyancy aids and flotation devices (13.340.70) Outdoor and water sports equipment (97.220.40)

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Language: English

Written by: Flytvästar, SIS/TK 402/AG 06

International title:

Article no: STD-80024143

Edition: 2

Approved: 9/11/2020

No of pages: 36

Replaces: SS-EN ISO 12402-5:2006/A1:2010 , SS-EN ISO 12402-5:2006