EN ISO 374-1: 2016 Testing Standards for Chemical Resistant Gloves

EN ISO 374-1: 2016 Testing Standards for Chemical Resistant Gloves

One thing is certain, nobody wants to end up with green hair, chalk white skin, and red lips like the infamous Joker of Gotham City. Fact is, we are still learning about health risks caused by exposure to chemicals that have been deemed “safe”. Of course, proper PPE is always the best insurance policy when working with highly concentrated and dangerous chemicals.

So how do you choose the right type of chemical-resistant gloves? It all starts with understanding how chemical gloves are tested and rated. Traditionally, the protection level or chemical rating, will depend on the construction of the glove and the materials used to produce it. Thankfully the folks at CE take PPE seriously. Run through (we suggest walking) our inforgraphic and learn how EN ISO 374-1: 2016 rates the performance of chemical resistant gloves.

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