ISO TC 8/SC 1 N 134-4 rev
ISO TC 8/SC 1/WG 3
Ships and marine technology ― Breathing apparatus for ships ― Part 4: Self-contained breathing apparatus for emergency escape required by the IMO IBC and IGC Codes
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International Standard ISO 23269-4 was prepared by Technical Committee ISO/TC 8, Ships and Marine Technology, Subcommittee SC 1, Lifesaving and Fire Protection.
ISO 23269 consists of the following parts, under the general title Ships and marine technology - Breathing apparatus for ships:
― Part 1: Emergency escape breathing devices (EEBD) for shipboard use
― Part 2: Breathing apparatus for shipboard firefighters
― Part 3: Self-contained breathing apparatus (safety equipment) required by the IMO IGC and IBC Codes
― Part 4: Self-contained breathing apparatus for emergency escape required by the IMO IGC and IBC Codes
International Bulk Chemical Code (IBC Code) and International Gas Carrier Code (IGC Code) of International Maritime Organization (IMO) require that self-contained breathing apparatus for emergency escape purpose shall be carried on board chemical tankers and gas carrier ships. However, these Codes do not specify technical detail of the specification of such apparatus, which is also necessary to provide sufficient safety level for users.