SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1992

European Standardization of Protective Clothing


European standards are required for protective clothing for the free trade of these products in the European internal market. The procedure is explained how to produce a European standard as well as the structure of the technical committee CEN/TC 162 standardizing protective clothing and gloves. Following is a detailed survey of the standard program in this committee. Preliminary results are presented concerning completed drafts, sizing, marking etc. Furthermore it is shown how the results of ISO standardization are adopted in European standardization of protective clothing.

Author Information

Heffels, PW
Ziegenfu\, BG
Price: $25.00
Contact Sales
Reprints and Permissions
Reprints and copyright permissions can be requested through the
Copyright Clearance Center
Developed by Committee: F23
Pages: 1001–1007
DOI: 10.1520/STP19225S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5194-9
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1430-2