Portable Household Humidifiers
|Publication Date:||1 January 2016|
This standard applies to portable household humidifiers as defined in Section 3. This standard provides definitions, methods for testing and rating, and safety recommendations for portable household humidifiers.
This standard does not apply to humidifying apparatus (central system humidifiers) which must be permanently connected to systems for heating, cooling, distributing, or otherwise treating circulated air within a building enclosure.
This standard establishes a uniform, repeatable procedure and standard methods for measuring specified product characteristics of portable household humidifiers.
The standard methods provide a means to compare and evaluate different brands, models, and types of portable household humidifiers regarding characteristics significant to product use. The standard methods are not intended to preclude the exercise of ingenuity in testing nor to inhibit improvement and innovation in product testing, design or performance.