ISO 9999:2011

Assistive products for persons with disability -- Classification and terminology

ISO 9999:2011 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 9999:2011: items used for the installation of assistive products; solutions obtained by combinations of assistive products that are individually classified in ISO 9999:2011; medicines; assistive products and instruments used exclusively by healthcare professionals; non-technical solutions, such as personal assistance, guide dogs or lip-reading; implanted devices; and financial support.


General information

  • Current status : Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2011-07
  • Edition : 5
  • :
    ISO/TC 173/SC 2
    Classification and terminology
  • 11.180.01
    Aids for disabled and handicapped persons in general

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