EN 1082-2:2000

Protective clothing - Gloves and arm guards protecting against cuts and stabs by hand knives - Part 2: Gloves and arm guards made of material other than chain mail

Publication date:   Oct 9, 2002

General information

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

European Norm

13.340.10   Protective clothing | 13.340.40   Hand and arm protection



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This European Standard specifies requirements for the design, cut resistance, penetration resistance, and ergonomic characteristics of cut resistant gloves, arm guards and protective sleeves made of materials other than chain mail and rigid metal and plastics, and providing less cut and stab protection than the products specified in Part 1 of this Standard and are intended to be used only in work where the knife is not finely pointed or it is used only to cut away from the hand and arm.

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 1082-2:2000
90.60 Close of review
Jun 4, 2022