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Committee: PH/3/3 Chemical, Biological, Radioactive and Nuclear Personal Protective Equipment

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Under the direction of PH/3, is responsible for standards for chemical protective clothing and the UK input to ISO/TC94/SC13/WG 3 and CEN/TC162/WG3.

Standards in development (13)

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Standard TitleStatus
BS EN 1073-1 Protective clothing against radioactive contamination Part 1: Requirements and test methods for ventilated protective clothing against particulate radioactive contaminationPublic Comment
BS EN 16523-1 Determination of protective material resistance to permeation by chemicals Part 1: permeation by liquid chemical under conditions of continuous contactTechnical Review
BS EN 16523-2 Determination of protective material resistance to permeation by chemicals Part 2: permeation by gaseous chemical under conditions of continuous contactTechnical Review
BS EN 16574 Protective clothing - Protection against liquid chemicals – Performance requirements for chemical protective clothing with liquid-tight connections between different parts of the clothing for emergency teams (Type 3 ET Equipment)Public Comment
BS EN 943-1 Protective clothing against solid, liquid and gaseous chemicals, including liquid and solid aerosols Part 1: Performance requirements for ventilated and non-ventilated "gas-tight" (Type 1) suitsTechnical Review
BS EN 943-2 Protective clothing against solid, liquid and gaseous chemicals, including liquid and solid aerosols Part 2: Performance requirements for gas-tight (Type 1) chemical protective suits for emergency teams (ET)Technical Review
BS ENISO 17491-4:2008/Amd 1 methods for clothing providing protection against chemicals Part 4: Determination of resistance to penetration by a spray of liquid (spray test) - Amendment 1Public Comment
BS ISO 13994 Clothing for protection against liquid chemicals - Determination of the resistance of protective clothing materials to penetration by liquids under pressurePublic Comment
BS ISO 14787 Protective clothing - Determination of resistance to penetration by sprayed liquid chemicals, emulsions and dispersions - Atomizer testPublic Comment
BS ISO 18889 Protective gloves for pesticide operators - Performance requirementsIdea
BS ISO 19854-1 Protective gloves against chemicals and micro-organisms Part 1: Terminology and performance requirementsIdea
BS ISO 19918 Protective clothing - Protection against liquid chemicals - Measurement of cumulative permeation of chemicals with low vapour pressure through protective clothing and glove materialsIdea
BS ISO 27065 Protective clothing - Performance requirements for protective clothing worn by operators applying liquid pesticidesAccepted

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Published standards (33)

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Standard referenceNameStatus
BS ISO 16604:2004Clothing for protection against contact with blood and body fluids. Determination of resistance of protective clothing materials to penetration by blood-borne pathogens. Test method using Phi-X174 BacteriophageCurrent
BS ISO 16603:2004Clothing for protection against contact with blood and body fluids. Determination of the resistance of protective clothing materials to penetration by blood and body fluids. Test method using synthetic bloodCurrent
BS ISO 13994:1998Clothing for protection against liquid chemicals. Determination of the resistance of protective clothing materials to penetration by liquids under pressureCurrent, Work in Hand
BS EN 14325:2004Protective clothing against chemicals. Test methods and performance classification of chemical protective clothing materials, seams, joins and assemblagesCurrent
BS EN 943-1:2002Protective clothing against liquid and gaseous chemicals, aerosols and solid particles - Performance requirements for ventilated and non-ventilated "gas-tight" (Type 1) and "non-gas-tight" (Type 2) chemical protective suitsCurrent, Work in Hand
BS EN 943-2:2002Protective clothing against liquid and gaseous chemicals, aerosols and solid particles - Performance requirements for “gas-tight” (Type 1) chemical protective suits for emergency teams (ET)Current, Work in Hand
BS EN 13034:2005+A1:2009Protective clothing against liquid chemicals. Performance requirements for chemical protective clothing offering limited protective performance against liquid chemicals (Type 6 and Type PB [6] equipment)Current
BS EN 14605:2005+A1:2009Protective clothing against liquid chemicals. Performance requirements for clothing with liquid-tight (Type 3) or spray-tight (Type 4) connections, including items providing protection to parts of the body only (Types PB [3] and PB [4])Current
BS EN 1073-2:2002Protective clothing against radioactive contamination - Requirements and test methods for non-ventilated protective clothing against particulate radioactive contaminationCurrent
BS EN 468:1995Protective clothing for use against liquid chemicals. Test method. Determination of resistance to penetration by spray (Spray Test)Withdrawn
BS EN ISO 13982-2:2004Protective clothing for use against solid particulates - Test method of determination of inward leakage of aerosols of fine particles into suitsCurrent
BS EN ISO 13982-1:2004+A1:2010Protective clothing for use against solid particulates - Performance requirements for chemical protective clothing providing protection to the full body against airborne solid particulates (type 5 clothing)Current
BS EN 14786:2006Protective clothing. Determination of resistance to penetration by sprayed liquid chemicals, emulsions and dispersions. Atomizer testCurrent
PD CEN/TR 15419:2006Protective clothing. Guidelines for selection, use, care and maintenance of chemical protective clothingCurrent
BS EN 14126:2003Protective clothing. Performance requirements and tests methods for protective clothing against infective agentsCurrent
BS ISO 27065:2011Protective clothing. Performance requirements for protective clothing worn by operators applying liquid pesticidesCurrent
BS 8467:2006Protective clothing. Personal protective ensembles for use against chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) agents. Categorization, performance requirements and test methodsCurrent
BS EN ISO 6529:2001Protective clothing. Protection against chemicals. Determination of resistance of protective clothing materials to permeation by liquids and gasesCurrent, Work in Hand
BS EN 464:1994Protective clothing. Protection against liquid and gaseous chemicals, including liquid aerosols and solid particles. Test method. Determination of leak-tightness of gas-tight suits (Internal Pressure Test)Current
BS EN 466-1:1995Protective clothing. Protection against liquid chemicals - Performance requirements for chemical protective clothing with liquid-tight connections between different parts of the clothing (type 3 equipment)Withdrawn
BS ISO 22608:2004Protective clothing. Protection against liquid chemicals. Measurement of repellency, retention, and penetration of liquid pesticide formulations through protective clothing materialsCurrent
BS EN 465:1995Protective clothing. Protection against liquid chemicals. Performance requirements for chemical protective clothing with spray-tight connections between different parts of the clothing (type 4 equipment)Withdrawn
BS 8428:2004Protective clothing. Protection against liquid chemicals. Performance requirements for chemical protective suits with liquid-tight connections between different parts of the clothing for emergency teams (type 3-ET equipment)Current
BS EN 467:1995Protective clothing. Protection against liquid chemicals. Performance requirements for garments providing protection to parts of the bodyWithdrawn
BS EN 463:1995Protective clothing. Protection against liquid chemicals. Test method. Determination of resistance to penetration by a jet of liquid (jet test)Withdrawn
BS EN ISO 6530:2005Protective clothing. Protection agaist liquid chemicals. Test method for resistance of materials to penetration by liquidsCurrent
BS EN ISO 17491-3:2008Protective clothing. Test methods for clothing providing protection against chemicals - Determination of resistance to penetration by a jet of liquid (jet test)Current
BS EN ISO 17491-4:2008Protective clothing. Test methods for clothing providing protection against chemicals - Determination of resistance to penetration by a spray of liquid (spray test)Current
BS ISO 17491-5:2013Protective clothing. Test methods for clothing providing protection against chemicals - Determination of resistance to penetration by a spray of liquid (manikin spray test)Current
BS ISO 17491-1:2012Protective clothing. Test methods for clothing providing protection against chemicals - Determination of resistance to outward leakage of gases (internal pressure test) Current
BS ISO 17491-2:2012Protective clothing. Test methods for clothing providing protection against chemicals - Determination of resistance to inward leakage of aerosols and gases (inward leakage test)Current
BS 7184:2001Selection, use and maintenance of chemical protective clothing. GuidanceCurrent
BS 7182:1989Specification for air-impermeable chemical protective clothingWithdrawn

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Who is currently involved in this committee [ Get involved ]

Company name
Sellafield Ltd
B S I F Test and Certification Association
British Safety Industry Federation
B T T G - British Textile Technology Group and Shirley Technologies
B S I F - Personal Safety Manufacturers Association
Textile Services Association Ltd
H S E - Health and Safety Executive
E N A - Energy Networks Association
The Food and Environment Research Agency
Co Opted - Expert
F I R E S A - Fire and Rescue Suppliers Association
Individual Capacity - 3M Occupational Health & Environment Safety
Individual Capacity - Microgard Ltd
Individual Capacity - Microgard

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