BS EN 340:2003 - Protective clothing. General requirements – BSI British Standards

BS EN 340:2003

Protective clothing. General requirements

Status : Superseded, Withdrawn   Published : January 2004 Replaced By : BS EN ISO 13688:2013

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This European Standard specifies general performance requirements for ergonomics, innocuousness, size designation, ageing, compatibility and marking of protective clothing and the information to be supplied by the manufacturer with the protective clothing.

The main changes included in this edition of the standard are as follows. Basic health and ergonomic requirements including test methods have been added. Most of the requirements affect the suppliers of materials to garment manufacturers. Other requirements are of importantance for the garment manufacturers to comply with specific product standards. The industrial washing test procedure has been included because this kind of washing is frequently applied to many types of protective clothing. The size designation system has been improved to take account of the size requirements of the BS EN 13402 series.

Standard NumberBS EN 340:2003
TitleProtective clothing. General requirements
StatusSuperseded, Withdrawn
Publication Date02 January 2004
Withdrawn Date31 July 2013
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 7000, ISO 3175-1:1998, ISO 15797:2017, ISO 4045:1977, ISO 3635:1981, ISO 3758:1991, ISO 3175-2:1998, EN 1413, EN 25077, ISO 5077:1984, EN ISO 4045, prEN 13402-3, EN 1811, EN ISO 6330, EN 13402-2, EN 420, EN ISO 3175-1, EN 13402-1, EN ISO 105, ISO 6330:2000, EN ISO 3175-2, EN 23758, prEN 14362-1
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 11092:1993, IEC 60300-3-9:1995, EN 31092, prEN 13921-1:2003, ISO 8559, EN ISO 10993-1, 76/769/EEC, 67/548/EEC, prEN 13921-4, 89/686/EEC
Replaced ByBS EN ISO 13688:2013
ReplacesBS EN 340:1993
International RelationshipsEN 340:1993
Draft Superseded By00/565663 DC
DescriptorsInstructions for use, Ageing (materials), Ergonomics, Marking, Classification systems, Clothing, Grades (quality), Fitness for purpose, Clothing sizes, Compatibility, Protective clothing, Anthropometric characteristics, Performance
Title in FrenchVetements de protection. Exigences generales
Title in GermanSchutzkleidung. Allgemeine Anforderungen
ISBN0 580 43200 9
File Size320 KB

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