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CE standard for tactical gloves

CATEGORY 1

Gloves in this category are intended to protect the user from minimal injuries that might occur during for example washing, dishing but also from hot objects where temperatures are below +50C. Also suitable for less heavy gardening and other work where risk for lighter injuries.

CATEGORY 2

This category of gloves are intended to protect the user from injuries that are not classified like minimal nor very high. The gloves must be marked with a pictogram showing the gloves protection properties and are tested according to the standard EN388, mechanical protection, at an accredited test institute. All category 2 gloves are validated and type certified by a Notified Body to show the validity of protection.

CATEGORY 3

Gloves in this category protects against risks that may cause very serious consequences such as death or irreversible damage to health. The gloves must be marked with pictograms showing the gloves protection properties and must be tested at an accredited test institute. They must also be validated and certified, for both type and production control, by a Notified Body to show the validity of protection. Chemical protection gloves are all category 3 but also heat protection can be classified to this category.

CE standard for gloves

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Learn more about Cat. 1, Cat. 2 and Cat. 3.
EN 420:2003 standard for gloves

EN 21420:2020

Protective gloves – general requirements and test methods
EN 388:2016 standard for gloves

EN 388:2019

Protective gloves against mechanical risks
EN 407 standard for gloves

EN 407:2020

Protective gloves against thermal risks (Heat and/or fire)
EN 511:2006 standard for gloves

EN 511:2006

Protective gloves against cold
EN 659:2003 + A1:2008 A specialist standard for gloves used in firefighting

EN 659:2003 + A1:2008

A specialist standard for gloves used in firefighting
EN 1149 electrostatic properties

EN 1149

Electrostatic properties