A Handy Reference Guide to NFPA Standards

Shown here is a an overview of the NFPA standards that apply specifically to protective apparel, along with details on our products certified to these standards. If you need additional information on NFPA or other technical issues, please contact Customer Service at 1-800-600-4019 or email customer service.


Overview of NFPA Standards
  NFPA 1991 - 2016 NFPA 1992 - 2018 NFPA 1994
Class 1 - 2018
NFPA 1994
Class 2 - 2018
NFPA 1994
Class 3 - 2018
NFPA 1994
Class 4 - 2018
NFPA 1999
Scope Hazmat Response Vapor Hazmat Response Liquid Chem/Bio Terrorism Incident Response Vapor Chem/Bio Terrorism Incident Response Vapor Chem/Bio Terrorism Incident Response Liquid Chem/Bio Terrorism Incident Response Particle Emergency Medical Services Single Use
Chemical vs Garment Fabric, Seams, Visors, Gloves, Boots Permeation resistance
1 hr vs 21 industrial chemicals, 4 toxic industrial chemicals and warfare agents soman and mustard
Penetration resistance
1 hr vs 10 industrial chemicals
Permeation resistance
1 hr vs 6 toxic industrial chemicals and agents mustard and soman
Permeation resistance
1 hr vs 5 toxic industrial chemicals and agents mustard and soman
Permeation resistance
1 hr vs 5 toxic industrial chemicals and agents mustard and soman
Challenge Level 100% concentration and full contact 100 g/m2 agents 100% concentration and full contact Liquids 20g/m2 Gases 10000 ppm Closed Top Cell Liquids 10g/m2 Gases 350 ppm Closed Top Cell Liquids 10g/m2 Gases 40 ppm Open Top Cell
Breakthrough Criteria Cumulative Permeation 6.0 TIC’s, 4.0 mustard, 1.25 soman ASTM F 903 Visual liquid Cumulative Permeation 6.0 TIC’s, 4.0 mustard, 1.25 soman Cumulative Permeation 6.0 TIC’s, 4.0 mustard, 1.25 soman Cumulative Permeation 6.0 TIC’s, 4.0 mustard, 1.25 soman
System ASTM F 1052
Pressure Test
MIST Inward Leakage
PDDF >488
ASTM F 1359
Shower Test >60min
ASTM F 1359
Shower Test >20 min
ASTM F 1052
Pressure Test
MIST PPDF >441
ASTM F 1359
Shower Test >60 min
MIST PDDF >328
ASTM F 1359
Shower Test >20 min
MIST PDDF >69
ASTM F 1359
Shower Test >4 min
Particle Inward Leakage Test <5% Shower Test > 8 min
Flame Resistance ASTM F 1358 Pass
3 second burn only
Flash Option
Flash Option Pass
3 second burn only
Flash Option
Flash Option Flash Option Flash Option
COMFORT Total Heat Loss Evaporative Resistance Option TL >200
Ret <30
TL >200
Ret <30
MTVR > 650 g/m@/24hr/td>
Viral Resistance ASTM F 1671 FABRIC/ SEAMS Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass
Components Kevlar Glove Specify Respirator Specify Respirator Specify Respirator Specify Respirator
Kappler Products Frontline® 500 F5H582-91
F5H583-91, F5H580-9C, F5H582-9Z
Zytron® 300 -
Z3H426-92, Z3H427-92, Z3H428-92, Z3H437-92, Z3H576-92, Z3H577-92, Z3H579-92
DuraChem® 500
D5H458-94
Zytron® 500
Z5H582-94C2RPBC
DuraChem® 500
D5H458-94
Provent Plus
PPH439-99
Lantex® 100
L1H459-99
*See NFPA Certified Garments below for links to Kappler products certified to the current standard.

NFPA Certified Garment Styles

NFPA Certified Garment - 1999

Coverall

PPH439-99

Hood, zipper front with storm aps, elastic back waist, wrists ankles and face opening. Note: Garment has Heat Sealed/Taped Seams on inside.

Size: XS-5X
Color: Blue
Quantity: 6/cs
Weight: 6 lb / 2.7 kg
Coverall

L1H459-99

Rear entry zipper, attached hood with elastomeric gasket around face opening. Attached sock-booties with splash guards. Elastic wrists with finger loops to secure sleeves to gloved hands.

Heat Sealed/Taped Seam
Size: XS-5X
Color: Black
Quantity: 6/cs
Weight: 6 lb / 2.7 kg

NFPA Styles — 1992/2018 EDITION, 2112/2018 EDITION, 70E/2018 EDITION

Configuration

D2H632-9212

Multi-piece configuration certified to NFPA 1992/2018, NFPA 2112/2018 and NFPA 70E/2018, includes jacket (D2H680), bib overall (D2H662), attachable hood (D2H708) and glove cone inserts (AG0AR).

Heat Sealed/Taped Seam
Size: XS-5X
Color: Hi-Vis Yellow
Quantity: 1/cs
Weight: 8 lb / 3.6 kg
Configuration

D2H632-9212 CP

Same as D2H632-9212 with attached CP Cuff option on jacket sleeves.

Heat Sealed/Taped Seam
Size: XS-5X
Color: Hi-Vis Yellow
Quantity: 1/cs
Weight: 8 lb / 3.6 kg
Configuration

D2H634-9212

Multi-piece configuration certified to NFPA 1992/2018, NFPA 2112/2018 and NFPA 70E/2018, includes jacket (D2H680), bib overall (D2H662) and glove cone inserts (AG0AR).

Heat Sealed/Taped Seam
Size: XS-5X
Color: Hi-Vis Yellow
Quantity: 1/cs
Weight: 8 lb / 3.6 kg
Configuration

D2H634-9212 CP

Same as D2H634-9212 with attached CP Cuff option on jacket sleeves.

Heat Sealed/Taped Seam
Size: XS-5X
Color: Hi-Vis Yellow
Quantity: 1/cs
Weight: 8 lb / 3.6 kg
Coverall

D2H440-9212

Coverall certified to NFPA 1992/2018, NFPA 2112/2018 and NFPA 70E/2018 with collar, hook and loop at wrists and ankles, includes glove cone inserts.

Heat Sealed/Taped Seam
Size: XS-5X
Color: Hi-Vis Yellow
Quantity: 1/cs
Weight: 5 lb / 2.3 kg
Coverall

D2H440-9212 CP

Same as D2H440-9212 with attached CP Cuff option on jacket sleeves.

Heat Sealed/Taped Seam
Size: XS-5X
Color: Hi-Vis Yellow
Quantity: 1/cs
Weight: 5 lb / 2.3 kg
Coverall

D2H443-9212

Multi-piece configuration certified to NFPA 1992/2018, NFPA 2112/2018 and NFPA 70E/2018, includes coverall (D2H440-9212), attachable hood (D2H708) and glove cone inserts (AG0AR).

Heat Sealed/Taped Seam
Size: XS-5X
Color: Hi-Vis Yellow
Quantity: 1/cs
Weight: 5 lb / 2.3 kg
Coverall

D2H443-9212 CP

Same as D2H443-9212 with attached CP Cuff option on jacket sleeves.

Heat Sealed/Taped Seam
Size: XS-5X
Color: Hi-Vis Yellow
Quantity: 1/cs
Weight: 5 lb / 2.3 kg

NFPA Certified Garments - 1991-2016 Edition

Vapor

F5H582-91 (Front Entry)

Vapor

F5H583-91 (Rear Entry)

Vapor

F5H580-9C (CE Type 1aET)

Vapor

F5H582-9Z (Reverse Pull Zipper)

Made with Frontline® 500 Fabric

Vapor Total Encapsulating Suit, Front Entry or Rear Entry, Expanded Back, Large AntiFog Visor System, Double Heat Sealed/Taped Seams, Knee Reinforcements, 2 Exhaust Valves, 48" Gas-Tight Urethane Zipper, Double Storm Flaps with FR Hook and Loop Fasteners, Attached Sock Booties with Splash Guards, Field Replaceable 2N1® Glove System and Removable Knitted Kevlar Overgloves.

Size: XS-5X
Color: Silver
Quantity: 1/cs
Weight: 12 lb / 5.4 kg

NFPA Certified Garment - 1994 Class 2 - 2018 Edition

Vapor

Z5H582-94C2RPBC

Vapor Total Encapsulating Suit, Front Entry with Expanded Back, Double Heat Sealed/Taped Seams, Large AntiFog Visor System, 2 Exhaust Valves, 48” Gas-Tight PVC Zipper, Double Storm Flaps with Hook and Loop Fasteners, Attached Sock Booties with Splash Guards, Field Replaceable 2N1® Glove System and Removable Knitted Kevlar Overgloves.

Size: XS-5X
Color: Orange or Charcoal
Quantity: 1/cs
Weight: 9 lb / 4.1 kg

NFPA Certified Garments - 1992-2012 Edition

Coverall

Z3H426-92

Zipper front, LongNeck™ Respirator-Fit Closure with extended double storm flaps with hook and loop fasteners, elastic wrists, sock booties with boot flaps.

Heat Sealed/Taped Seam
Size: XS-5X
Color: Tan
Quantity: 6/cs
Weight: 20 lb / 9 kg
Splash

Z3H427-92 (Double Glove)

Splash

Z3H437-92 (Single Glove)

Made with Zytron® 300 Fabric

Front entry or rear entry, diagonal urethane zipper with double storm flaps with hook and loop fasteners, attached 2N1® gloves, sock booties with splash guards and elastic hood opening.

Size: XS-5X
Color: Tan
Quantity: 6/cs
Weight: 9 lb / 4.1 kg
Coverall

Z3H428-92

Elastic hood opening, zipper front, LongNeck™ Respirator-Fit Closure with double storm flaps with hook and loop fasteners, elastic wrists and ankles.

Heat Sealed/Taped Seam
Size: XS-5X
Color: Tan
Quantity: 6/cs
Weight: 11 lb / 5 kg
Coverall

Z3H452-92 (Front Entry)

Coverall

Z3H456-92 (Rear Entry)

Horizontal zipper with double storm flaps and hook and loop fasteners, elastomeric face seal on hood, attached 2N1® gloves, attached sock booties with splash guards.

Heat Sealed/Taped Seam
Size: XS-5X
Color: Tan
Quantity: 6/cs
Weight: 20 lb / 9 kg
Splash

Z3H576-92 (Rear Entry)

Splash

Z3H577-92 (Front Entry)

Made with Zytron 300 Fabric

Front entry or rear entry, expanded back, Expanded View AntiFog Visor System, attached Neoprene gloves, sock booties with splash guards, 2 exhaust valves, urethane zipper, double storm flaps with hook and loop fasteners.

Size: XS-5X
Color: Tan
Quantity: 6/cs
Weight: 9 lb / 4.1 kg

NFPA CERTIFIED GARMENT - 1994 CLASS 1 & 2 - 2018 EDITION

Coverall

D5H458-94

Attached Hood with Rubber Gasket Face Opening, Rear Entry Zipper, Attached Butyl Gloves, Attached Sock Booties with Boot Flaps.

Size: XS-5X
Color: Tan
Quantity: 1/cs
Weight: 10 lb / 4.5 kg
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