ISO 9999:2007

Assistive products for persons with disability -- Classification and terminology

ISO 9999:2007 establishes a classification of assistive products especially produced, or generally available, for persons with disability.

Assistive products used by a person with disability, but which require the assistance of another person for their operation, are included in the classification.

The following items are specifically excluded from ISO 9999:2007:

  • items used for the installation of assistive products;
  • solutions obtained by combinations of assistive products which are individually classified in this International Standard;
  • medicines;
  • assistive products and instruments used exclusively by healthcare professionals;
  • non-technical solutions, such as personal assistance, guide-dogs or lip-reading;
  • implanted devices;
  • financial support.


General information

  • Current status : Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2007-03
  • Edition : 4
  • :
    ISO/TC 173/SC 2
    Classification and terminology
  • 11.180.01
    Aids for disabled and handicapped persons in general

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