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.
Legislation related to this standard
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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