GENERAL REQUIREMENTS PROTECTIVE GLOVES EN 420:2003+A1:2009
The standard EN 420:2003+A1:2009 defines the essential requirements such as
- Harmlessness (must be harmless for the user, hexavalent chromium content, PH level is verified, for natural rubber gloves the level of latex proteins is verified)
- Verification of construction (maximum protection and optimization) with standard sizes
- Compliance with standard sizes, except for special design gloves
- Compliance with the marking
The EN 388 standard in its latest version of 2016 is the product standard that defines the characteristics, type and levels of protection against mechanical risks.
PROTECTION AGAINST CHEMICALS AND MICRO-ORGANISMS EN ISO 374:2016
The EN ISO 374:2016 standard defines the requirements for protective gloves against chemical and/or microbiological risks.
PROTECTIVE GLOVES AGAINST MICRO-ORGANISMS EN ISO 374-5:2016
This part of the standard sets out the requirements and methods for gloves intended to protect the user against micro-organisms.
UNI EN 455 DISPOSABLE MEDICAL GLOVES
This standard regulates the requirements necessary for a single-use glove intended for use in the medical field to perform its function of prevention and direct protection of the patient and the user from cross-contamination.
FOOD CONTACT (MATERIAL MOCHA)
All Materials and Objects intended for Food Contact must be carefully controlled to prevent the risk of contamination and ensure compliance with health and safety requirements.
The reference standards are
- EC Regulation 1935/2004
- Health Ministerial Decree 21/03/1973 (gloves in natural or synthetic rubber)
- EU Regulation 10/2011 (plastic gloves performance)
The chosen device to be used is subject to an assessment of its suitability for contact with the specific foodstuff under the actual conditions of use, i.e. the possible transfer of substances between the foodstuff and the device is verified.