EN 13034:2005 + A1:2009

Protective clothing against liquid chemicals - performance requirements for chemical protective clothing offering limited protective performance against liquid chemicals (type 6 and type PB[6] equipment)

This document specifies the minimum requirements for limited use and re-useable limited performance chemical protective clothing. Limited performance chemical protective clothing is intended for use in cases of a potential exposure to a light spray, liquid aerosols or low pressure, low volume splashes, against which a complete liquid permeation barrier (at the molecular level) is not required.

This document covers both chemical protective suits (Type 6) and partial body protection (Type PB [6]). Chemical protective suits (Type 6) cover and protect at least the trunk and the limbs, e.g. one-piece coveralls or two piece suits, with or without hood, boot-socks or boot-covers. This document specifies minimum requirements for the connections between different parts of Type 6 suits by the use of a reduced whole suit spray test.

Partial body protection of similar limited performance (Type PB [6]) covers and protects only specific parts of the body, e.g. coats, aprons, sleeves etc. They should not be tested to the whole suit test.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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