The standard relating to chemical resistant hand protection has been updated. EN 374:2003 has been replaced by EN 374:2016.
Here is a summary of the key changes.
Number of Chemicals
The number of chemicals which can be used for testing resistance has increased from 12 to 18.
Degradation testing is mandatory for all chemical protective gloves. The results must be shown in the user instructions.
The gloves’ marking will change to enable users to choose the PPE which is most suitable to their situation. Examples are shown below
Gloves that clam protection from viruses require additional testing and marking.
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