Certification standard and process of protective clothing in EU market

As we all know, the European Union and the United States are the markets with the highest threshold in the world. The European Union has very high requirements on product technology and environmental protection. The following is a detailed introduction of the EU market certification standards and processes for protective clothing

for personal protective clothing in EU market, such as chemical protective clothing, high temperature protective clothing, antifreezing clothing, chemical corrosion resistant clothing, ionization resistant clothing, complete isolation clothing, etc., CE certification mark is required. CE mark is a compulsory certification mark for some products in the European market in terms of basic health and safety requirements. The European Commission has set the basic requirements for protective clothing, and the standards are coordinated throughout the European economic region. All manufacturers of protective clothing in Europe or outside Europe must meet the requirements of CE marking, so that the products can be circulated in the European market. Therefore, European consumers think that CE mark is the symbol of product performance and quality assurance

the standards for certification of protective clothing in EU market mainly include the following points:

en 342: protective clothing – cold proof body or coat

en 343: protective clothing – rain proof

en 348: protective clothing – Test Method: to determine the impact behavior of small metal marble whose material is melted

en 381: protective clothing for people holding chain saw

en 373: protective clothing- Resistance of materials to molten metal spatter

en 470-1: protective clothing for welding process – Part 1: General requirements

en 471: highly visible protective clothing for professional use – Test methods and requirements

en 510: protective clothing with entanglement risk when moving

en 531: protective clothing for workers exposed to heat sources (except for protective clothing for firefighters and welders)

en 533: protective clothing – protection against heat and flame – limited flame propagation materials and material combinations

en 943-1: protective clothing, protection against liquid and gaseous chemicals, including liquid smoke and solid particles – Part 1: performance requirements for ventilated and non ventilated impermeable chemical protective clothing

en 943-2: protective clothing, protection against liquid and gaseous chemicals, 1ncluding liquid smoke and solid particles – Part 2: performance requirements for airtight chemical protective clothing for emergency teams

en 1073: protective clothing against radiation pollution

en 1082: protective clothing gloves and arm protective clothing against hand knife cutting and stabbing

en 1149: antistatic clothing

en 1150: protective clothing visual clothing for non professional use

en 1486 : protective clothing for firefighters – Test methods and requirements for reflective materials made for professional firefighters

en 1621: protective clothing for mechanical collision

en 13034: protective clothing for personal chemicals

en 13158: protective clothing – Protective jacket for rider, body and shoulder protection

en 13546: protective clothing – hands, arms, chest of Field Hockey Manager, Abdominal, foot and genital protection and tibial protection for athletes in sports fields – Requirements and test methods

en 13567: protective clothing – hand, arm, chest, abdomen, leg, genital and facial protection for fencers – Requirements and test methods

en 13595: protective clothing for professional motorcyclists – jacket, Pants and one or more uniforms

en 13998: aprons, pants and vests resistant to hand knife cutting

en 14058: protective clothing – cold environment protective clothing

en 14120: protective clothing – wrist of users of roller sports equipment, Hand and elbow protective clothing – Requirements and test methods

en 14126: protective clothing – Performance requirements and test methods of protective clothing for infectious substances

en 50286: current insulated protective clothing for low voltage installation

en 60895: normal voltage up to 800 V on site ± The basic process of certification application for 600kV conductive clothing in EU market:

for anti electric clothing, anti high temperature clothing, anti freezing clothing, anti chemical corrosion clothing, anti ionization clothing, complete isolation clothing, etc, The general certification process is as follows:

the manufacturer submits samples and technical data �the certification body laboratory tests �the certification body auditors come to the factory for audit �everything passes and certificates are issued �continuous supervision every year

for other protective clothing, The general certification process is as follows:

the manufacturer submits the samples and technical data – the certification body conducts the test in the laboratory – the test is passed, the test report and certificate are issued – the manufacturer pastes the CE mark

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