ECSS-Q-70-29A – The determination of off-gassing products from materials and assembled articles to be used in a manned space vehicle crew compartment (30 July 1999)

This Standard has been cancelled and replaced by ECSS-Q-ST-70-29C (15 Nov 2008).


This Standard defines a test procedure for the determination of the trace conta-minants release by non-metallic materials under a set of closely controlled conditions. The test procedure covers both individual materials and assembled articles.

This Standard describes a test to provide data for aid in the evaluation of the suit-ability of assembled articles and materials for use in a space vehicle crew compartment. The data obtained are in respect of the nature and quantity of organic and inorganic volatile contaminants evolved when subjected to the crew compartment environment.