ASTM E3215 - 19a

    Standard Practice for Certification of Less Lethal Aerosol Devices Used by Law Enforcement, Corrections, and Other Public Safety Officers

    Active Standard ASTM E3215 | Developed by Subcommittee: E54.08

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.08


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice establishes the certification requirements for less lethal aerosol devices used by law enforcement, corrections officers, and other public safety officers.

    1.1.1 This practice is intended to be used by certification bodies and by purchasers and suppliers in the procurement of less lethal aerosol devices that meet Specification E3187/E3187M.

    1.1.2 The performance, testing, labeling, documentation, and reporting requirements for certification are specified in Specification E3187/E3187M.

    1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.3 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    E3108 Practice for Conformity Assessment of Protective Gloves Worn by Law Enforcement and Corrections Officers

    E3187/E3187M Specification for Less Lethal Aerosol Devices Used by Law Enforcement, Corrections, and Other Public Safety Officers


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 03.120.20 (Product and company certification. Conformity assessment); 13.310 (Protection against crime)

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    DOI: 10.1520/E3215-19A

    Citation Format

    ASTM E3215-19a, Standard Practice for Certification of Less Lethal Aerosol Devices Used by Law Enforcement, Corrections, and Other Public Safety Officers, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2019, www.astm.org

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