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Protective clothing - Clothing to protect against heat and flame - Minimum performance requirements (ISO/DIS 11612:2023); German and English version prEN ISO 11612:2023


This document specifies performance requirements for protective clothing made from flexible materials, which are designed to protect the wearer's body, except the hands, from heat and/or flame. For protection of the wearer's head and feet, the only items of protective clothing falling within the scope of this document are gaiters, hoods, and over boots. However, concerning hoods, requirements for visors and respiratory equipment are not given. The performance requirements set out in this document are applicable to protective clothing which could be worn for a wide range of end uses, where there is a need for clothing with limited flame spread properties and where the user can be exposed to radiant or convective or contact heat or to molten metal splashes. This document is not applicable to protective clothing that is specified by other International Standards.





Planned document number

DIN EN ISO 11612

Project number


Responsible national committee

NA 075-05-02 AA - Protective clothing against heat and fire  

Responsible european committee

CEN/TC 162/WG 2 - Resistance to heat and fire of protective clothing  

Responsible international committee

ISO/TC 94/SC 13/WG 2 - Protective clothing against heat and flame  

draft standard

Protective clothing - Clothing to protect against heat and flame - Minimum performance requirements (ISO/DIS 11612:2023); German and English version prEN ISO 11612:2023
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previous edition(s)

Protective clothing - Clothing to protect against heat and flame - Minimum performance requirements (ISO 11612:2015); German version EN ISO 11612:2015

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