NFPA 1990 (1991)

Hazardous Materials and CBRN Operations Vapor and Liquid

Chemical Resistance vs Garment Fabric, Seams, Visors, Gloves, Boots:
Permeation resistance 1 hr vs 21 industrial chemicals, 4 toxic industrial chemicals and agents mustard and soman
Chemical Challenge Level
Liquids 100 g/m2
Concentration Vapors 100%
Chemical Breakthrough Criteria
ASTM F 739
Cumulative (ug/cm2) 6.0 TIC’s, 4.0 mustard, 1.25 soman
System Tests
ASTM F 1052 Pressure
MIST Inward Leakage
PPDF > 488
Shower > 60 min
Flame Resistance and Flame Break Open Resistance
ASTM F 1358
3 sec burn only
FTM 191A
Flash Fire / Thermal Protection
Optional
ASTM F 1358 12 sec burn
ASTM F 2700 > 8 cal/cm2
Kappler Products
Frontline® 500
F5H582-91, F5H583-91

NFPA 1990 (1992)

Hazardous Materials and CBRN Operations Liquid Splash

Chemical Resistance vs Garment Fabric, Seams, Visors, Gloves, Boots:
Permeation resistance 1 hr vs 25 toxic industrial chemicals and agents mustard and soman
Chemical Challenge Level
100% concentration and full contact
Chemical Breakthrough Criteria
ASTM F 903
Visual liquid
System Tests
ASTM F 1359
Shower > 20 min
Flash Fire / Thermal Protection
Optional
ASTM F 1358 12 sec burn
ASTM F 2700 > 8 cal/cm2
Comfort
Total Heat Loss
Evaporative Resistance
Option/Label Information
THL > 200 W/m2
Ret < 30 Pa•m2/W
Kappler Products
DuraChem® 200
D2H440-9212, D2H440-9212 CP, D2H443-9212, D2H443-9212 CP, D2H632-9212, D2H632-9212 CP, D2H634-9212, D2H634-9212 CP
Zytron® 300
Z3H426-92, Z3H427-92, Z3H428-92, Z3H437-92, Z3H576-92, Z3H577-92, Z3H579-92

NFPA 1990 (1994) CLASS 1

Hazardous Materials and CBRN Operations Vapor and Liquid

Chemical Resistance vs Garment Fabric, Seams, Visors, Gloves, Boots
Permeation resistance 1 hr vs 10 toxic industrial chemicals and agents mustard and soman
Chemical Challenge Level
Liquids 20 g/m2 concentration Vapors 10,000 ppm Closed Top Cell
Chemical Breakthrough Criteria
Cumulative (ug/cm2) 6.0 TIC’s, 4.0 mustard, 1.25 soman
System Tests
MIST PPDF > 441
ASTM F 1359
Shower > 20 min
Flame Resistance and Flame Break Open Resistance
ASTM F 1358
3 sec burn only
FTM 191A
Flash Fire / Thermal Protection
Optional
ASTM F 1358 12 sec burn
ASTM F 2700 > 8 cal/cm2
Kappler Products
DuraChem® 500
D5H457-94, D5H458-94

NFPA 1990 (1994) CLASS 2/2R

Hazardous Materials and CBRN Operations Vapor and Liquid

Chemical Resistance vs Garment Fabric, Seams, Visors, Gloves, Boots:
Permeation resistance 1 hr vs 5 toxic industrial chemicals and agents mustard and soman
Chemical Challenge Level
Liquids 10 g/m2 concentration
Vapors 350 ppm Closed Top Cell
Chemical Breakthrough Criteria
Cumulative (ug/cm2) 6.0 TIC’s, 4.0 mustard, 1.25 soman
System Tests
MIST PPDF > 328
ASTM F 1359
Shower > 20 min
Flash Fire / Thermal Protection
Optional
ASTM F 1358 12 sec burn
ASTM F 2700 > 8 cal/cm2
Comfort
Total Heat Loss
Evaporative Resistance
Option/Label Information
THL > 200 W/m2
Ret < 30 Pa•m2/W
Viral Penetration Resistance
ASTM F 1671
Type R “Ruggedized” Requirements
Laundering 5 cycles prior to MIST testing, higher physicals and increased flex/abrade prior to permeation
Kappler Products
Zytron® 500
Z5H582-94C2RPBC
DuraChem® 500
D5H457-94, D5H458-94

NFPA 1990 (1994) CLASS 3/3R

Hazardous Materials and CBRN Operations Vapor and Liquid

Chemical Resistance vs Garment Fabric, Seams, Visors, Gloves, Boots
Permeation resistance 1 hr vs 5 toxic industrial chemicals and agents mustard and soman
Chemical Challenge Level
Liquids 10 g/m2 concentration
Vapors 40 ppm Open Top Cell
Chemical Breakthrough Criteria
Cumulative (ug/cm2) 6.0 TIC’s, 4.0 mustard, 1.25 soman
System Tests
MIST PPDF > 328
ASTM F 1359
Shower > 8 min
Flash Fire / Thermal Protection
Optional
ASTM F 1358 12 sec burn
ASTM F 2700 > 8 cal/cm2
Comfort
Total Heat Loss
Evaporative Resistance
THL > 200 W/m2
Ret < 30 Pa•m2/W
Viral Penetration Resistance
ASTM F 1671
Type R “Ruggedized” Requirements
Laundering 5 cycles prior to MIST testing, higher physicals and increased flex/abrade prior to permeation

NFPA 1990 (1994) CLASS 4/4R

Hazardous Materials and CBRN Operations Particle

System Tests
ASTM F 1359
Shower > 4 min
Particle Inward Leakage
No visible particles on test subject
Flame Resistance and Flame Break Open Resistance
N/A
Flash Fire / Thermal Protection
Optional
ASTM F 1358 12 sec burn
ASTM F 2700 > 8 cal/cm2
Comfort
Total Heat Loss
Evaporative Resistance
THL > 450 W/m2
Ret < 30 Pa•m2/W
Viral Penetration Resistance
ASTM F 1671
Type R “Ruggedized” Requirements
Laundering 5 cycles prior to MIST testing, higher physicals and increased flex/abrade prior to permeation

NFPA 1990 (1994) CLASS 5

Hazardous Materials and CBRN Operations Flammable Gases not Toxic to skin

Chemical Resistance vs Garment Fabric, Seams, Visors, Gloves, Boots
Liquid Repellency resistance
ISO 6530 4 non-toxic liquids
Chemical Challenge Level
Low Level Splash
Chemical Breakthrough Criteria
ISO 6530 > 80% repellency
Flash Fire / Thermal Protection
ASTM F 1358 12 sec burn
ASTM F 2700 > 20 cal/cm2
Comfort
Total Heat Loss
Evaporative Resistance
THL > 450 W/m2
Ret < 30 Pa•m2/W

NFPA 1999

Emergency Medical Services Single Use

Comfort
Moisture Vapor
Transmission Rate (MVTR)
ASTM E96, Procedure B
≥ 650 g/m2 / 24 hour
Viral Penetration Resistance
ASTM F1671
PASS
System Test
ASTM F1359
Shower > 8 min
Kappler Products
Provent Plus
PPH439-99, PPH459-99

NFPA 2112

Flame-Resistant Clothing for Industrial Personnel

Fabric Heat Transfer Performance (HTP)
ASTM F2700
Contact > 3 cal/cm2
Spaced > 6 cal/cm2
Fabric Flame Resistance
ASTM D6413
< 2s after-flame, < 4 inch char length, no melt or drip
Fabric Heat and Thermal Shrinkage
ASTM F2894
Less than 10% shrinkage, no melt or drip
System Test Thermal Manikin (Pyroman)
ASTM F1930
Less than 50% body burn

NFPA 70E & ASTM F1891

Electrical Safety in the Workplace

Arc Flash Performance and Rating
ASTM F1959
APTV 8-25 cal/cm2
HRC Class 2
Kappler Products
DuraChem® 200
D2H440-9212, D2H440-9212 CP, D2H443-9212, D2H443-9212 CP, D2H632-9212, D2H632-9212 CP, D2H634-9212, D2H634-9212 CP
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