This European Standard specifies requirements foroperator-powered resuscitators intended for use with all age groupsand which are portable and intended to provide lung ventilation toindividuals whose breathing is inadequate. Operator-poweredresuscitators for infants and children are designated according tobody mass range and approximate age equivalent.
Electrically-and gas-powered resuscitators are not covered bythis European Standard.
NOTE Annex B contains rationale statements for this Part of thisEuropean Standard. The clauses and subclauses which havecorresponding rationale statements are marked with R) after theirnumber.