EN 16523-1:2015/FprA1:2018

Determination of material resistance to permeation by chemicals - Part 1: Permeation by potentially hazardous liquid chemicals under conditions of continuous contact

General information

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CEN/TC 162 Protective clothing including hand and arm protection and lifejackets

European Norm

13.340.01   Protective equipment in general


This European Standard specifies a test method for the determination of the resistance of protective clothing, gloves and footwear materials to permeation by potential hazardous liquid chemicals under the condition of continuous contact.
This test method is applicable to the assessment of protection against liquid chemicals that can be collected only by liquid or gaseous collecting media.
This test method is not adapted for the assessment of chemical mixtures, except for aqueous solutions.
This standard shall be used with the specifications given in the products standards (for examples EN 374 1 for gloves) where the following information shall be defined:
- any pre-conditioning;
- precise sampling (place, size, number);
- associated levels of performance.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Personal protective equipment (PPE)


Regulation (EU) 2016/425 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 March 2016 on personal protective equipment and repealing Council Directive 89/686/EEC

Life cycle


EN 16523-1:2015


EN 16523-1:2015/FprA1:2018
50.60 Close of voting. Proof returned by secretariat
Apr 5, 2018