ASTM F1001 Chemical Test Battery

Chemical Frontline® 300
Acetone >480
Acetonitrile >480
Carbon Disulfide >480
Dichloromethane 10
Diethylamine >480
Dimethylformamide >480
Ethyl Acetate >480
n-Hexane >480
Methyl Alcohol >480
Nitrobenzene >480
Sodium Hydroxide >480
Sulfuric Acid >480
Tetrachloroethylene >480
Tetrahydrofuran >480
Toluene >480


Gases Frontline® 300
Ammonia Gas >480
1,3 Butadiene >480
Chlorine Gas >480
Ethylene Oxide Gas >480

Other Chemicals Tested

Chemical Result
Benzene >480
Diesel Fuel >480
Diethylethanolamine >480
Gasoline >480
Hydrofluoric acid (48%) >480
Kerosene >480
Methanol >480

Frontline® 300 has been tested for thermal protective performance (TPP) in accordance with ISO 17492, Clothing for Protection Against Heat and Flame.

Frontline 300 showed a TPP value of 16.

Frontline 300 meets the requirements for flame resistance in accordance with ASTM F1358.

Frontline 300 meets the requirements for flame resistance in accordance with ASTM 6413.

Note: Sources for all chemical test data are independent laboratories. All tests were performed under laboratory conditions and not under actual use conditions. Tests were performed on material samples, not actual garments. All chemicals tested at 95% and 75° F except Sodium Hydroxide, tested at 50%.

Warning: This information is based on technical data that Kappler believes to be reliable. It is subject to revision as additional knowledge and experience are gained. The website will contain Kappler’s most up-to-date product information, and customers who receive pamphlets, brochures or other literature should be aware that such “hard copy” information may not be as current as the information on Kappler’s website. Customers also should recognize that there are uses, environments and chemicals for which Kappler products, garments and/or fabrics are unsuitable. It is the responsibility of the user to review available data and verify that the product, garment and/or fabric is appropriate for the intended use and meets all specified government and/or industry standards. Also, the customer should review all available information on the website to understand the uses – and limitations – on ALL products, garments and fabrics which Kappler makes available.

Caution: Frontline garments are designed for chemical flash fire protection FOR ESCAPE ONLY in the event of a chemical flash fire.