Manufacturers of PPE need to ensure that the materials from which their products are made do not adversely affect the health or safety of users. The publication of the new glove standard, EN ISO 21420 which replaces EN 420 builds on this and responds to the growing trend in standardization to address the topic of "innocuousness".
It also takes into consideration the requirements of the EU PPE Regulation as ISO 21420 will help address the Essential Health and Safety aspects of Annex II, where PPE must be made so that its free of inherent risks and nuisance factors and must not be made from materials that can adversely affect the health and safety of users.
As a manufacturer or distributor of protective gloves, you need to be aware of these changes and prepare now. This four-page guide provides an overview of the key requirements, helping you better understand your obligations. Download your copy today.