See below details on relevant standards applicable to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and understanding markings. For more detailed information please refer to Personal Protective Equipment at Work standards 1992 and the Personal Protective Equipment Directive 89/686/EEC. Copies of Certification on all LS International garments is available on request.
The CE Marking in the garment shows that the product has been type examined in accordance with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive 89/686/EEC. This is a mandatory procedure and marking.
EN ISO 11612 : Protective Clothing against Heat and Flame
This standard supersedes EN 531, but please note that the garments that have an EN 531 certification remain valid. The standard specifies the performance requirements for garments which protect the body from heat and flame.
Letter A represents Limited Flame Spread
Letter B represents Convective Heat
Letter C represents Radiant Heat
Letter D represents Molten Aluminium Splash
Letter E represents Molten Iron Splash
EN ISO 14116 : Protective Clothing against Limited Flame Spread Materials
This standard supersedes EN 533. This Protective Clothing is used where there is no significant heat hazard and there is no presence of another type of heat.
EN ISO 11611 :Protective Clothing for use in welding and allied processes
The protective clothing is intended for use against small splashes of molten material and short contact time with flame.
EN 1149 : Electrostatic Properties of Protective clothing
EN 471 : High Visibility Warning Clothing
x : the surface of fluorescent and retro-reflective material (3 levels)
y : the performance of the retro-reflective material (2 levels)
EN 61482-1-2 : Protective Clothing against the thermal hazards of an electric arc (IEC 61482-2).
Class 1 : Protection against electric arc 4kA
Class 2 : Protection against electric arc 7kA