EN 531 Heat & Flame (Withdrawn)
Standard for protective clothing to be worn to protect against heat and flame hazards.
Important Note: This standard is withdrawn and replaced by EN ISO11612. All ProGARM® garments are certified to this improved standards in order to offer maximum protection and latest legislation within your companies protective garments.
Key Changes covered by new standard EN ISO11612
- Any linings must have the same flame retardant properties as code A outer material (i.e. no after flame burning, melting or hole formation)
- Flame retardancy is also tested after the maximum (= 50) number of washes
- Requirements for the seams to be tested in respect of strength (min. 225 N) and flame retardancy
- Flame retardancy and heat resistance of hardwear and components