Industry Standards

Mechanical Protection (Mechanical Hazards EN388)

Chemical Protection (Specific Chemical Protection EN ISO 374-1)

MarkingsPropertiesTest Environment
Resistance to penetration EN 374-2, delay time for permeation equal or more than 30 minFor at least 6 chemical products on the new list (EN 16523-1)
Resistance to penetration EN 374-2, delay time for permeation equal or more than 30 minFor at least 3 chemical products on the new list (EN 16523-1)
Resistance to penetration EN 374-2, delay time for permeation equal or more than 10 minFor at least 1 chemical products on the new list (EN 16523-1)

*Degradation test according to EN374-4 is undertaken without performance level requirement

Letter Code
CodeChemicalCodeChemicalCodeChemical
AMethanolGDiethylamineMNitric acid 65%
BAcetoneHTetrahydrofuranNAcetic acid 99%
CAcetonitrileIEthyl acetateOAmmonium hydroxide 25%
DDichloromethaneJn-HeptanePHydrogen peroxide 30%
ECarbon disulphideKSodium hydroxide 40%SHydrofluoric acid 40%
FTolueneLSulphuric acid 96%TFormaldehyde 37%

EN ISO 374-5:2016

Protective gloves against micro-organisms.
The gloves must pass the penetration resistance test in compliance with standard EN 374-2:2014.


For gloves protecting against bacteria and fungi.

Other (Radioactive Contamination EN 421)