EN 13758-1:2001

Textiles - Solar UV protective properties - Part 1: Method of test for apparel fabrics

Publication date:   Mar 25, 2005

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   Dec 20, 2006


CEN/TC 248 Textiles and textile products

European Norm

59.080.30   Textile fabrics | 61.020   Clothes



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This European Standard specifies a method for the determination of the erythemally weighted ultraviolet (UV) radiation transmittance of standard conditioned apparel fabrics to assess their solar UV protective properties.
This method is not suitable for fabrics which offer protection at a distance such as umbrellas, shade structures or artificial sources.
NOTE This standard may not be appropriate for fabrics with small colour and construction variations.

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EN 13758-1:2001
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Dec 20, 2006