PPE DIRECTIVE EC 89/686
- EN420:2003+A1:2009 General requirements
- 5 Dexterity (from 1 to 5)
• Conform to harmlessness (pH, chrome VI levels, etc…).
• Conform to the size charts (see chart on below).
• Pass the dexterity test.
• Conform to the labeling, information and identification instructions.
Protective gloves against chemicals and micro-organisms – Part 2: Determination of resistance to penetrationEN374-2:2003 Protective gloves against chemicals and micro-organisms – Part 2: Determination of resistance to penetration
- Penetration (tested as per standard EN374-2):
Diffusion, at a non molecular scale, of a chemical product and/or micro-organism through the porosities, seams, micro-holes or other imperfections present in the material of the protective glove.
Protective gloves against chemicals and micro-organisms – Part 3: Determination of resistance to permeation by chemicalsEN374-3 :2003 Protective gloves against chemicals and micro-organisms – Part 3: Determination of resistance to permeation by chemicals
- Permeation (tested as per standard EN374-3):
- Process by which a chemical product diffuses through the material of a protective glove, at the molecular scale.
A glove is considered resistant to chemical products if it obtains a performance index to permeation at least equal to 2 for three test chemical products included in the following list of chemical products:Regulation (EU) 1935/2004 Contact with food products REGULATION (EU) 1935/2004
- CONTACT WITH FOOD PRODUCTS
- GLOB MIGR Food contact – Overall Migration
- Contact with any type of foodNON PPE: SPECIFIC QUALIFYING CONFORMANCES
- EN455-1 Single use medical gloves – Hole detection
- EN455-2 Single use medical gloves – Physical properties
- EN455-3 Single use medical gloves – biological evaluation