Pictograms help to quickly identify the work gloves’ suitability for specific purposes. Each symbol represents a different type of hazard and the numbers underneath indicate how well the safety glove performed in tests, the higher the number the better the performance. Each of our gloves displays a symbol to indicate it’s suitability.
BS 374 : 2003 states that a glove must have a breakthrough time of at least 30mins when tested for 3 chemicals from a list of 12 standard defined chemicals. The chemicals tested against are designated an identifying letter from A to L
A Methanol B Acetone C Acetrontrile D Dichloromethane E Carbon Disulphide F Toluene G Diethylamine H Tetrahydrofurane I Ethyl Acetate J n-Heptane K Sodium Hydroxide 40% L Sulphuric Acid 96%