Consumer Products Safety Commission
and Smoke Escape Devices

The Importance of ASTM E2952-14

The iEvac® Smoke/Fire Hood is CERTIFIED to the first American Standard for smoke escape devices, ASTM E2952-14.

The importance of this Standard has been recognized by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), who evaluated other commercially available products that were being sold as smoke escape hoods. When these products were evaluated, they were all compared with the requirements of the American Standard ASTM E2952-14. The published results show that all of the products tested failed. Not one met the requirements of the Standard. There is now a smoke escape hood available that not only meets all the requirements but in important features exceeds them. The iEvac® Smoke/Fire Hood is CERTIFIED to the first American Standard ASTM E2952-14.

The U. S. Consumer Products Safety Commission states about escape masks “Emergency escape masks have the potential to reduce consumer-related deaths and injuries by assisting in egress from fires, provided they perform effectively and reliably.”

Please review the two U. S. Consumer Products Safety Commission reports below.