Method for Testing Portable Air Cleaners

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TypeTechnical Report
Physical description43 p.
AbstractThis protocol test method is developed by the National Research Council Canada (NRC) to assess the initial performance of portable air cleaners of any technology. It is prepared by NRC researchers under the guidance of the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) whose members are participants representing Federal and Provincial Agencies, Industry Associations, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Municipal governments, and Standards Associations from Canada. Compliance to this protocol test method is voluntary until and unless a jurisdiction makes compliance mandatory through legislation. This protocol test method may serve as a base document for the development of standard or guideline document.NRC, including its members and the TAC, does not make any warranty, expressed or implied, and does not assume any legal responsibility for the accuracy of any information or for completeness or usefulness of any apparatus, product or process disclosed, or accept liability for the use, or damages resulting from the use, thereof. NRC, including its members and the TAC, hereby disclaim any and all warranties, expressed or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, whether arising by law, custom or conduct, with respect to any of the information in this protocol. In no event shall NRC be liable for incidental or consequential damages because of use of any information contained in this protocol.This protocol test method is developed under the best efforts for the benefit of the public in light of available information and best industry practices. However, NRC, including its members and the TAC, do not guarantee, certify or assure the safety performance of any products, components or systems tested, installed or operated in accordance to this protocol test method or that any tests conducted under this protocol test method will be nonhazardous or free from risk.Reference in this protocol to any specific commercial product, process or service by tradename, trademark, manufacturer or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement or recommendation by NRC, its members or the TAC.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NotePrepared for: Government of Canada, Clean Air Agenda, Indoor Air Initiative - Evaluation of IAQ Solutions in Support of Industry Innovation
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number54013
NPARC number20374076
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Record identifiercc1570e0-53cc-476d-b2ee-3e252d8bd739
Record created2012-07-23
Record modified2016-10-03
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