This European Standard specifies requirements and test methods for the performance of garments for protection against the effects of cool environments above −5 °C (see Annex C). These effects comprise not only low air temperatures, but also humidity and air velocity.
Cold protective ensembles are excluded from this standard.
The protective effects and requirements of footwear, gloves and separate head wear are excluded from the scope of this standard.
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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