Baseball/Softball

NOCSAE develops performance standards for protective equipment used in a variety of sports. In addition to the sport-specific standards listed below, the standards found under the General link on the Standards page also apply to this equipment. Refer to the standards on the General page for the additional applicable standards. All NOCSAE standards, proposed standards, and laboratory guides are listed on this site for download in PDF format.

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CERTIFICATION OF NEW EQUIPMENT
DescriptionDownload
Laboratory Procedural Guide for Certifying Newly Manufactured Baseball/Softball Batter’s Helmets
ND023-98m14
Laboratory Procedural Guide for Certifying Newly Manufactured Baseball/Softball Catcher’s Helmets with Faceguard
ND025-98m14
Laboratory Procedural Guide for Certifying Newly Manufactured Baseball/Softball Helmet Mounted Face Protector
ND073-04m14
Laboratory Procedural Guide for Certifying Newly Manufactured Fielder’s Headgear
ND129-14
Standard Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Baseball/Softball Batter’s Helmets
ND022-10m15
Standard Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Baseball/Softball Fielder’s Headgear
ND029-12m15a
Standard Test Method and Performance Specification Used in Evaluating the Performance Characteristics of Chest Protectors for Commotio Cordis
(Effective January 31, 2018)
ND200-17m17
Standard Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Baseball/Softball Catcher’s Helmets With Faceguard
ND024-11m17
Standard Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Baseball/Softball Batter’s Helmet Mounted Face Protector
ND072-04m17
Standard Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Baseballs
(Modified July 2017)
ND027-12m17a
Laboratory Procedural Guide For Certifying Newly Manufactured Baseballs
ND127-18
Laboratory Procedural Guide For Certifying Newly Manufactured Chest Protectors For Commotio Cordis
ND201-18
Standard Test Method and Performance Specification Used in Evaluating the Performance Characteristics of Chest Protectors for Commotio Cordis
(Effective June 2018)
ND200-17a m18
Standard Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Baseball/Softball Batter’s Helmets
(Revised February 2018; Effective February 2019)
ND022-18
Standard Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Baseball/Softball Catcher’s Helmets
(Revised February 2018; Effective February 2019)
ND024-18
Standard Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Baseballs
(Revised February 2018; Effective February 2019)
ND027-18
Standard Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Baseball/Softball Fielder’s Headgear
(Revised February 2018; Effective February 2019)
ND029-18
Standard Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Baseball/Softball Batter’s Helmet Mounted Face Protector
(Revised February 2018; Effective February 2019)
ND072-18
Standard Test Method and Performance Specification Used in Evaluating the Performance Characteristics of Chest Protectors for Commotio Cordis
(Revised February 2018; Effective February 2019)
ND200-18
RECERTIFICATION OF EQUIPMENT
DescriptionDownload
Laboratory Procedural Guide for Recertifying Baseball/Softball Batter’s and Catcher’s Helmets
ND028-07m14
Standard Performance Specification for Recertified Baseball/Softball Batter’s and Catcher’s Helmets
ND026-11m15a