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International Standards in Audiology

The following list was prepared by Prof. Arlinger, Linkoping Sweden.

ISO 389-series - reference values for calibration of equipment for audiometry
ISO 8253-series - audiometric methods
IEC 60645-series - equipment for audiometry
International standards concerning electroacoustic measurements
International standards concerning hearing aids
International standards concerning noise and hearing protectors

 

ISO 389 - reference values for calibration of equipment for audiometry

ISO 389-1 (1998). Acoustics - Reference zero for the calibration of audiometric equipment. Part 1 - Reference equivalent threshold sound pressure levels for pure tones and supra-aural earphones.

ISO 389-2 (1994). Acoustics - Reference zero for the calibration of audiometric equipment. Part 2 - Reference equivalent threshold sound pressure levels for pure tones and insert earphones.

ISO 389-3 (1994). Acoustics - Reference zero for the calibration of audiometric equipment. Part 3 - Reference equivalent threshold force levels for pure tones and bone vibrators.

ISO 389-4 (1994). Acoustics - Reference zero for the calibration of audiometric equipment. Part 4 - Reference levels for narrow-band masking noise.

ISO 389-5 (2006). Acoustics - Reference zero for the calibration of audiometric equipment. Part 5 - Reference equivalent threshold sound pressure levels for pure tones in the frequency range 8 kHz to 16 kHz.

ISO 389-6 (2007). Acoustics - Reference zero for the calibration of audiometric equipment. Part 6 - Reference hearing threshold levels for test signals of short duration.

ISO 389-7 (2005). Acoustics - Reference zero for the calibration of audiometric equipment. Part 7 - Reference threshold of of hearing under free-field and diffuse-field listening conditions.

ISO 389-8 (2004). Reference zero for the calibration of audiometric equipment. Part 8 - Reference equivalent threshold sound pressure levels for pure tones and circumaural earphones.

ISO 389-9 (2009). Acoustics — Reference zero for the calibration of audiometric equipment — Part 9: Preferred test conditions for the determination of reference hearing threshold levels.

ISO 7029 (2000). Acoustics – Statistical distribution of hearing thresholds as a function of age.

 

ISO 8253-series - audiometric methods

ISO 8253-1 (2010). Acoustics - Audiometric test methods. Part 1 - Basic pure tone air and bone conduction threshold audiometry.

ISO 8253-2 (2009). Acoustics - Audiometric test methods. Part 2 - Sound field audiometry with pure tone and narrow band signals .

ISO 8253-3 (2012). Acoustics - Audiometric test methods. Part 3 - Speech audiometry.

 

IEC 60645-series - equipment for audiometry

IEC 60645-1 (2012). Electroacoustics - Audiological equipment. Part 1 – Equipment for pure-tone audiometry.

IEC 60645-2 (1997). Electroacoustics - Audiological equipment. Part 2 - Equipment for speech audiometry.

IEC 60645-3 (2007). Electroacoustics - Audiological equipment. Part 3 - Electroacoustics - Audiometric equipment - Part 3: Test signals of short duration 

IEC 60645-4 (1994). Electroacoustics - Audiological equipment. Part 4 - Equipment for extended high-frequency audiometry.

IEC 60645-5 (2005). Electroacoustics - Audiological equipment. Part 5 - Instruments for the measurement of aural acoustic impedance/admittance.

IEC 60645-6 (2009). Electroacoustics - Audiometric equipment - Part 6: Instruments for the measurement of otoacoustic emissions.

IEC 60645-7 (2009). Electroacoustics - Audiometric equipment - Part 7: Instruments for the measurement of auditory brainstem responses.

 

International standards concerning electroacoustic measurements

IEC 60318-1 (2009). Electroacoustics - Simulators of human head and ear - Part 1: Ear simulator for the measurement of supra-aural and circumaural earphones.

IEC 60318-2 (1998). Electroacoustics - Simulators of human head and ear - Part 2: An interim acoustic coupler for the calibration of audiometric earphones in the extended high-frequency range.

IEC 60318-3 (1998). Electroacoustics - Simulators of human head and ear - Part 3: Acoustic coupler for the calibration of supra-aural earphones used in audiometry.

IEC 60318-4 (2010). Electroacoustics - Simulators of human head and ear – Part 4: Occluded-ear simulator for the measurement of earphones coupled to the ear by ear inserts.

IEC 60318-5 (2006). Electroacoustics - Simulators of human head and ear - Part 5: 2 cm3 coupler for the measurement of hearing aids and earphones coupled to the ear by means of ear inserts.

IEC 60318-6 (2007). Electroacoustics - Simulators of human head and ear - Part 6: Mechanical coupler for the measurements of bone vibrators.

IEC/TS 60318-7 (2011). Electroacoustics – Simulators of human head and ear – Part 7: Head and torso simulator for the measurement of hearing aids.

IEC 60373 (1990). Mechanical coupler for measurements on bone vibrators.

IEC 60711 (1981). Occluded-ear simulator for the measurement of earphones coupled to the ear by ear inserts.

IEC 60942 (2003). Electroacoustics - Sound calibrators.

IEC/TR 60959 (1990). Provisional head and torso simulator for acoustic measurements on air conduction hearing aids.

 

International standards concerning hearing aids

IEC 60118-0. Hearing aids. Part 0: Measurement of electroacoustical characteristics.

IEC 60118-1. Hearing aids - Part 1: Hearing aids with induction pick-up coil input.

IEC 60118-2. Hearing aids. Part 2: Hearing aids with automatic gain control circuits.

IEC 60118-3. Hearing aids. Part 3: Hearing aid equipment not entirely worn on the listener.

IEC 60118-4. Hearing aids. Part 4: Magnetic field strength in audio-frequency induction loops for hearing aid purposes.

IEC 60118-5. Hearing aids. Part 5: Nipples for insert earphones.

IEC 60118-6. Hearing aids - Part 6: Characteristics of electrical input circuits for hearing aids.

IEC 60118-7. Hearing aids. Part 7: Measurement of performance characteristics of hearing aids for quality inspection for delivery purposes.

IEC 60118-8. Hearing aids. Part 8: Methods of measurement of performance characteristics of hearing aids under simulated in situ working conditions.

IEC 60118-9. Hearing aids. Part 9: Methods of measurement of characteristics of hearing aids with bone vibrator output.

IEC 60118-11. Hearing aids. Part 11: Symbols and other markings on hearing aids and related equipment.

IEC 60118-12. Hearing aids - Part 12: Dimensions of electrical connector systems.

IEC 60118-13. Hearing aids - Part 13: Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC).

IEC 60118-14. Hearing aids - Part 14: Specification of a digital interface device.

EC 60118-15. Electroacoustics - Hearing aids - Part 15: Methods for characterising signal processing in hearing aids with a speech-like signal.

IEC 60601-2-66. Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-66: Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of hearing instruments and hearing instrument systems.

IEC 61669 (2001). Electroacoustics - Equipment for the measurement of real-ear acoustical characteristics of hearing aids.

ISO 12124 (2001). Acoustics – Procedures for the measurement of real-ear acoustical characteristics of hearing aids.

 

International standards concerning noise and hearing protectors

ISO 1999 (1990). Acoustics – Determination of occupational noise exposure and estimation of noise-induced hearing impairment.

ISO 11904-1 (2002). Acoustics – Determination of sound immission from sound sources placed close to the ear. Part 1: Technique using a microphone in the real ear (MIRE technique).

ISO 11904-2 (2004). Acoustics – Determination of sound immission from sound sources placed close to the ear – Part 2: Technique using a manikin.

ISO 4869-1 (1990). Acoustics – Hearing protectors – Part 1: Subjective method for the measurement of sound attenuation.

IISO 4869-2:1995/Cor 1:2006 (2006). Acoustics – Hearing protectors – Part 2: Estimation of effective A-weighted sound pressure levels when hearing protectors are worn.

ISO 4869-3 (2007). Acoustics - Hearing protectors - Part 3: Measurement of insertion loss of ear-muff type protectors using an acoustic test fixture.

ISO 4869-4 (1998). Acoustics – Hearing protectors – Part 4: Measurement of effective sound pressure levels for  level-dependent sound restoration ear-muffs.

ISO/TR 4869-4 (1998). Acoustics - Hearing protectors - Part 4: Measurement of effective sound pressure levels for level-dependent sound-restoration ear-muffs.

ISO/TS 4869-5 (2006).Acoustics - Hearing protectors - Part 5: Method for estimation of noise reduction using fitting by inexperienced test subjects.

 

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