CE certification of protective clothing

2020-06-04 19:37:28 nsn

For personal protective clothing in EU market, such as cold clothing, electric clothing, high temperature clothing, antifreeze clothing, chemical corrosion-resistant clothing, anti ionization clothing, full 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 established basic requirements for protective clothing, and the standards are coordinated throughout the European economic region.

All manufacturers of protective clothing in or outside Europe must meet the requirements of CE marking to make the products available in the European market. Therefore, European consumers believe that CE mark is a symbol of product performance and quality assurance.

Standards for the certification of protective clothing:

EN 342: protective clothing - cold proof overalls or coats

EN 343: protective clothing - rainproof

EN 348: protective clothing - Test methods: Determination of the impact behavior of small metal marbles with melted materials

EN 381: protective clothing for people using hand-held chainsaws

EN 373: protective clothing - resistance of materials to molten metal spatter

EN 470-1: protective clothing for welding processes - Part 1: General requirements

EN 471: high visibility protective clothing for professional use - Test methods and requirements

EN 510: protective clothing with entanglement hazard when moving

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

EN 533: protective clothing - protection against heat and flame - limited flame propagation materials and combinations of materials

EN 943-1: protective clothing, protection against liquid and gaseous chemicals, including liquid fumes and solid particles - Part 1: performance requirements for ventilated and non ventilated chemical protective clothing

EN 943-2: protective clothing against liquid and gaseous chemicals, including liquid smoke and solid particles - Part 2: performance requirements for impervious chemical protective clothing for emergency teams

EN 1073: protective clothing against radiation pollution

EN 1082: protective clothing - Gloves and arm protective clothing against cutting and stabbing by hand knives

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 for professional firefighters

EN 1621: passenger protective clothing against mechanical collision

EN 13034: personal chemical protective clothing

EN 13158: protective clothing - jacket, body and shoulder protection for riders

EN 13546: protective clothing - hand, arm, chest, abdomen, foot and genitalia protection for field hockey managers and tibia protection for field players - Requirements and test methods

EN 13567: protective clothing - hand, arm, chest, abdomen, leg, genital and facial protection of fencers - Requirements and test methods

EN 13595: protective clothing for professional motorcyclists - Jackets, trousers and one or separate uniform

EN 13998: apron, trousers, vests, etc. against hand knife cutting

EN 14058: protective clothing - cold environment protective clothing

EN 14120: protective clothing - wrist, palm and elbow guards for users of roller sports equipment - Requirements and test methods

EN 14126: protective clothing - Performance requirements and test methods for protective clothing against infectious substances

EN 50286: current insulation protective clothing for low voltage installation

EN 60895: conductive clothing with normal field working voltage up to 800 ± 600kV

Application process of protective clothing certification:

For anti electric clothing, anti high temperature clothing, anti freezing clothing, anti chemical corrosion clothing, anti ionization clothing, full isolation clothing, etc., general recognition

The certification process is as follows:

Samples and technical data submitted by the manufacturer

Testing by accredited laboratories –

Auditors from certification bodies come to the factory for audit

Pass everything, issue certificate - continuous supervision every year

For other protective clothing, the general certification process is:

Samples and technical data submitted by the manufacturer

Testing by accredited laboratories –

Pass the test, issue test report and certificate –

Manufacturer paste CE mark