EN 943-1:2015/FprA1:2018

Protective clothing against dangerous solid, liquid and gaseous chemicals, including liquid and solid aerosols - Part 1: Performance requirements for Type 1 (gas-tight) chemical protective suits

General information

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CEN

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

European Norm

13.340.10   Protective clothing

Scope

This European Standard specifies the minimum requirements, test methods, marking and information supplied by the manufacturer for ventilated and non-ventilated gas-tight chemical protective suits.
It specifies full body personal protective ensembles to be worn for protection against solid, liquid and gaseous chemicals, including liquid and solid aerosols.
This standard does not establish minimum criteria for protection for non-chemical hazards, e.g. radiological, fire, heat, explosive, infective agents. This type of equipment is not intended for total immersion in liquids.
The seams, joins and assemblages attaching the accessories are included within the scope of this standard. This standard specifies only supplementary requirements for components. The basic performance criteria for the components gloves, boots or respiratory protective equipment are given in other European Standards.
Particulate protection is limited to physical penetration of the particulates only.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

2016/425

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

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EN 943-1:2015/FprA1:2018
50.60 Close of voting. Proof returned by secretariat
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