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The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an international standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standards organizations. ISO's main products are international standards. ISO also publishes technical reports, technical specifications, publicly available specifications, technical corrigenda, and guides. In this table are the ISO certifications of the personal flotation device - PFD. It's a piece of equipment designed to assist a wearer to keep afloat in water.

 Adults & Youth Lifevests Infant & Child Life Jackets 
Buoyancy Aid 50 Newton Life Jacket 100 Newton 
 EN ISO 12402-5 EN ISO 12402-4
Use  Coastal sailing,
 beach/shore activities
 Inshore, Coastal sailing
 Type of vessel Canoes-kayak, windsurf,
 dinghy, water ski, jet ski
 Sail and power crafts
 Performance Not self-righting.
 Keeps the airway out of the water, wearer being conscious.
 Self-righting: turns wearer safely on his back within 10 seconds
 Keeps the airway out of the water, wearer being conscious.
 Color One or several Bright colour imposed
 Reflecting material Not required 100cm²
Whistle  Not required Required
Grab handle  Not required Not required
Crutch strap  Not required Recommended

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