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CEN/TC 162 Protective clothing including hand and arm protection and lifejackets
13.340.10 Protective clothing
This European Standard specifies the minimum general requirements for body armour intended to provide basic torso protection and high protection to some vital organs against assaults by firearms and / or edged and pointed weapons including sizing, coverage, ergonomic and innocuousness requirements, and requirements for labelling and the provision of information.
The standard targets products aimed for the civilian market, for example for different types of guards.
Smaller components such as collars, shoulders & groin protectors (if included) fall outside the scope of this standard.
Legislation related to this standard
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