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Document 02020D0668-20210721

Consolidated text: Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2020/668 of 18 May 2020 on the harmonised standards for personal protective equipment drafted in support of Regulation (EU) 2016/425 of the European Parliament and of the Council

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02020D0668 — EN — 21.07.2021 — 002.001


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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2020/668

of 18 May 2020

on the harmonised standards for personal protective equipment drafted in support of Regulation (EU) 2016/425 of the European Parliament and of the Council

(OJ L 156 19.5.2020, p. 13)

Amended by:

 

 

Official Journal

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page

date

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2021/395 of 4 March 2021

  L 77

35

5.3.2021

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2021/1201 of 16 July 2021

  L 259

8

21.7.2021




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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2020/668

of 18 May 2020

on the harmonised standards for personal protective equipment drafted in support of Regulation (EU) 2016/425 of the European Parliament and of the Council



Article 1

The references of harmonised standards for personal protective equipment drafted in support of Regulation (EU) 2016/425 listed in Annex I to this Decision are hereby published in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Article 2

The references of harmonised standards for personal protective equipment drafted in support of Regulation (EU) 2016/425 listed in Annex II to this Decision are hereby withdrawn from the Official Journal of the European Union as from the dates set out in that Annex.

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Article 2a

The references of harmonised standards for personal protective equipment drafted in support of Regulation (EU) 2016/425 and listed in Annex III to this Decision are hereby published in the Official Journal of the European Union with a restriction.

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Article 3

This Decision shall enter into force on the day of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.




ANNEX I



No

Reference of standard

1.

EN 343:2019

Protective clothing – Protection against rain

2.

EN 358:2018

Personal protective equipment for work positioning and prevention of falls from a height – Belts and lanyards for work positioning or restraint

3.

EN 388:2016+A1:2018

Protective gloves against mechanical risks

4.

EN 510:2019

Specification for protective clothing for use where there is a risk of entanglement with moving parts

5.

EN 893:2019

Mountaineering equipment – Crampons – Safety requirements and test methods

6.

EN 943-1:2015+A1:2019

Protective clothing against dangerous solid, liquid and gaseous chemicals, including liquid and solid aerosols – Part 1: Performance requirements for Type 1 (gas-tight) chemical protective suits

7.

EN 943-2:2019

Protective clothing against dangerous solid, liquid and gaseous chemicals, including liquid and solid aerosols – Part 2: Performance requirements for Type 1 (gas-tight) chemical protective suits for emergency teams (ET)

8.

EN 1073-1:2016+A1:2018

Protective clothing against solid airborne particles including radioactive contamination – Part 1: Requirements and test methods for compressed air line ventilated protective clothing, protecting the body and the respiratory tract

9.

EN ISO 10819:2013

Mechanical vibration and shock – Hand-arm vibration – Measurement and evaluation of the vibration transmissibility of gloves at the palm of the hand (ISO 10819:2013)

EN ISO 10819:2013/A1:2019

10.

EN ISO 11393-2:2019

Protective clothing for users of hand-held chainsaws – Part 2: Performance requirements and test methods for leg protectors (ISO 11393-2:2018)

11.

EN ISO 11393-4:2019

Protective clothing for users of hand-held chainsaws – Part 4: Performance requirements and test methods for protective gloves (ISO 11393-4:2018)

12.

EN ISO 11393-5:2019

Protective clothing for users of hand-held chainsaws – Part 5: Performance requirements and test methods for protective gaiters (ISO 11393-5:2018)

13.

EN ISO 11393-6:2019

Protective clothing for users of hand-held chainsaws – Part 6: Performance requirements and test methods for upper body protectors (ISO 11393-6:2018)

14.

EN 12277:2015+A1:2018

Mountaineering equipment – Harnesses – Safety requirements and test methods

15.

EN 13832-2:2018

Footwear protecting against chemicals – Part 2: Requirements for limited contact with chemicals

16.

EN 13832-3:2018

Footwear protecting against chemicals – Part 3: Requirements for prolonged contact with chemicals

17.

EN 14458:2018

Personal eye-equipment – High performance visors intended only for use with protective helmets

18.

EN 14594:2018

Respiratory protective devices – Continuous flow compressed air line breathing devices – Requirements, testing and marking

19.

EN 50321-1:2018

Live working – Footwear for electrical protection – Insulating footwear and overboots

EN 50321-1:2018/AC:2018-08

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20.

EN 1149-5:2018

Protective clothing - Electrostatic properties - Part 5: Material performance and design requirements

21.

EN 17092-2:2020

Protective garments for motorcycle riders - Part 2: Class AAA garments - Requirements

22.

EN 17092-3:2020

Protective garments for motorcycle riders - Part 3: Class AA garments - Requirements

23.

EN 17092-4:2020

Protective garments for motorcycle riders - Part 4: Class A garments - Requirements

24.

EN 17092-5:2020

Protective garments for motorcycle riders - Part 5: Class B garments - Requirements

25.

EN 17092-6:2020

Protective garments for motorcycle riders - Part 6: Class C garments - Requirements

26.

EN 17109:2020

Mountaineering equipment - Individual safety systems for rope courses - Safety requirements and test methods

27.

EN 61482-2:2020

Live working - Protective clothing against the thermal hazards of an electric arc - Part 2: Requirements

28.

EN ISO 20320:2020

Protective clothing for use in Snowboarding - Wrist Protectors - Requirements and test methods (ISO 20320:2020)

29.

EN 17353:2020

Protective clothing - Enhanced visibility equipment for medium risk situations - Test methods and requirements

30.

EN 469:2020

Protective clothing for firefighters - Performance requirements for protective clothing for firefighting activities

31.

EN ISO 27065:2017

Protective clothing - Performance requirements for protective clothing worn by operators applying pesticides and for re-entry workers (ISO 27065:2017).

EN ISO 27065:2017/A1:2019

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32.

EN 352-4:2020

Hearing protectors - Safety requirements - Part 4: Level-dependent earmuffs

33.

EN 352-5:2020

Hearing protectors - Safety requirements - Part 5: Active noise reduction earmuffs

34.

EN 352-6:2020

Hearing protectors - Safety requirements - Part 6: Earmuffs with safety-related audio input

35.

EN 352-7:2020

Hearing protectors - Safety requirements - Part 7: Level-dependent earplugs

36.

EN 352-8:2020

Hearing protectors - Safety requirements - Part 8: Entertainment audio earmuffs

37.

EN 352-9:2020

Hearing protectors - Safety requirements - Part 9: Earplugs with safety-related audio input

38.

EN 352-10:2020

Hearing protectors - Safety requirements - Part 10: Entertainment audio earplugs

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ANNEX II



No

Reference of standard

Date of withdrawal

1.

EN ISO 10819:2013

Mechanical vibration and shock – Hand-arm vibration – Measurement and evaluation of the vibration transmissibility of gloves at the palm of the hand (ISO 10819:2013)

19 November 2021

2.

EN 343:2003+A1:2007

Protective clothing – Protection against rain

EN 343:2003+A1:2007/AC:2009

19 November 2021

3.

EN 358:1999

Personal protective equipment for work positioning and prevention of falls from a height – Belts for work positioning and restraint and work positioning lanyards

19 November 2021

4.

EN 381-5:1995

Protective clothing for users of hand-held chain saws – Part 5: Requirements for leg protectors

19 November 2021

5.

EN 381-7:1999

Protective clothing for users of hand-held chainsaws – Part 7: Requirements for chainsaw protective gloves

19 November 2021

6.

EN 381-9:1997

Protective clothing for users of hand-held chain saws – Part 9: Requirements for chain saw protective gaiters

19 November 2021

7.

EN 381-11:2002

Protective clothing for users of hand-held chainsaws – Part 11: Requirements for upper body protectors

19 November 2021

8.

EN 388:2016

Protective gloves against mechanical risks

19 November 2021

9.

EN 943-1:2015

Protective clothing against dangerous solid, liquid and gaseous chemicals, including liquid and solid aerosols – Part 1: Performance requirements for Type 1 (gas-tight) chemical protective suits

19 November 2021

10.

EN 12277:2015

Mountaineering equipment – Harnesses – Safety requirements and test methods

19 November 2021

11.

EN 13832-2:2006

Footwear protecting against chemicals – Part 2: Requirements for footwear resistant to chemicals under laboratory conditions

19 November 2021

12.

EN 13832-3:2006

Footwear protecting against chemicals – Part 3: Requirements for footwear highly resistant to chemicals under laboratory conditions

19 November 2021

13.

EN 14594:2005

Respiratory protective devices – Continuous flow compressed air line breathing apparatus – Requirements, testing, marking

EN 14594:2005/AC:2005

19 November 2021

14.

EN 50321-1:2018

Live working – Footwear for electrical protection – Insulating footwear and overboots

19 November 2020

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15.

EN 469:2005

Protective clothing for firefighters - Performance requirements for protective clothing for firefighting activities

EN 469:2005/A1:2006

EN 469:2005/AC:2006

5 September 2022

16.

EN 1149-5:2008

Protective clothing - Electrostatic properties - Part 5: Material performance and design requirements

5 September 2022

17.

EN 13595-1:2002

Protective clothing for professional motorcycle riders — Jackets, trousers and one piece or divided suits — Part 1: General requirements

5 September 2022

18.

EN 13595-3:2002

Protective clothing for professional motorcycle riders — Jackets, trousers and one-piece or divided suits — Part 3: Test method for determination of burst strength

5 September 2022

19.

EN 1150:1999

Protective clothing — Visibility clothing for non-professional use — Test methods and requirements

5 September 2022

20.

EN 13356:2001

Visibility accessories for non-professional use — Test methods and requirements

5 September 2022

21.

EN ISO 27065:2017

Protective clothing - Performance requirements for protective clothing worn by operators applying pesticides and for re-entry workers (ISO 27065:2017)

5 September 2022

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22.

EN 352-1:2002

Hearing protectors - General requirements - Part 1: Ear-Muffs

21 January 2023

23.

EN 352-2:2002

Hearing protectors - General requirements - Part 2: Ear-plugs

21 January 2023

24.

EN 352-3:2002

Hearing protectors - General requirements - Part 3: Ear-muffs attached to an industrial safety helmet

21 January 2023

25.

EN 352-4:2001

Hearing protectors - Safety requirements and testing - Part 4: Level-dependent ear-muffs

EN 352-4:2001/A1:2005

21 January 2023

26.

EN 352-5:2002

Hearing protectors - Safety requirements and testing - Part 5: Active noise reduction ear-muffs

EN 352-5:2002/A1:2005

21 January 2023

27.

EN 352-6:2002

Hearing protectors - Safety requirements and testing - Part 6: Ear-muffs with electrical audio input

21 January 2023

28.

EN 352-7:2002

Hearing protectors - Safety requirements and testing - Part 7: Level-dependent ear-plugs

21 January 2023

29.

EN 352-8:2008

Hearing protectors - Safety requirements and testing - Part 8: Entertainment audio ear-muffs

21 January 2023




ANNEX III



No

Reference of the standard

1.

EN 352-1:2020

Hearing protectors - General requirements - Part 1: Earmuffs

Notice: This standard does not require labelling indicating the noise attenuation level on the product. Compliance with this standard therefore does not confer a presumption of conformity with point 3.5., second paragraph, of Annex II to Regulation (EU) 2016/425.

2.

EN 352-2:2020

Hearing protectors - General requirements - Part 2: Earplugs

Notice: This standard does not require labelling indicating the noise attenuation level on the product. Compliance with this standard therefore does not confer a presumption of conformity with point 3.5., second paragraph, of Annex II to Regulation (EU) 2016/425.

3.

EN 352-3:2020

Hearing protectors - General requirements - Part 3: Earmuffs attached to head protection and/or face protection devices

Notice: This standard does not require labelling indicating the noise attenuation level on the product. Compliance with this standard therefore does not confer a presumption of conformity with point 3.5., second paragraph, of Annex II to Regulation (EU) 2016/425.

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