NFPA 1991

Scope: Hazmat Response Vapor

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
Challenge Level:
100% concentration and full contact 100 g/m2 agents
Breakthrough Criteria
Cumulative Permeation 6.0 TIC’s, 4.0 mustard, 1.25 soman
System
ASTM F1052 Pressure Test MIST Inward Leakage PDDF >488 ASTM F1359 Shower Test >60min
Flame Resistance ASTM F1358
Pass 3 second burn only Flash Option
Components
Kevlar Gloves
Kappler Products
Frontline® 500
F5H582-91, F5H583-91, F5H580-9C, F5H582-9Z

NFPA 1992

Scope: Hazmat Response Liquid

Chemical vs Garment Fabric, Seams, Visors, Gloves, Boots:
Penetration resistance 1 hr vs 10 industrial chemicals
Challenge Level:
100% concentration and full contact
Breakthrough Criteria
ASTM F903 Visual liquid
System
ASTM F1359 Shower Test >20 min
Flame Resistance ASTM F1358
Flash Option
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 1994 CLASS 1

Scope: Chem/Bio Terrorism Incident Response Vapor

Chemical vs Garment Fabric, Seams, Visors, Gloves, Boots:
Permeation resistance 1 hr vs 6 toxic industrial chemicals and agents mustard and soman
Challenge Level:
Liquids 20g/m2 Gases 10000 ppm Closed Top Cell
Breakthrough Criteria
Cumulative Permeation 6.0 TIC’s, 4.0 mustard, 1.25 soman
System
ASTM F1052 Pressure Test MIST PPDF >441 ASTM F1359 Shower Test >60 min
Flame Resistance ASTM F1358
Pass 3 second burn only Flash Option
Viral Resistance ASTM F1671 FABRIC/ SEAMS
Pass
Components
Specify Respirator
Kappler Products
DuraChem® 500
D5H458-94

NFPA 1994 CLASS 2

Scope: Chem/Bio Terrorism Incident Response Vapor

Chemical vs Garment Fabric, Seams, Visors, Gloves, Boots:
Permeation resistance 1 hr vs 5 toxic industrial chemicals and agents mustard and soman
Challenge Level:
Liquids 10g/m2 Gases 350 ppm Closed Top Cell
Breakthrough Criteria
Cumulative Permeation 6.0 TIC’s, 4.0 mustard, 1.25 soman
System
MIST PDDF >328 ASTM F1359 Shower Test >20 min
Flame Resistance ASTM F1358
Flash Option
COMFORT Total Heat Loss Evaporative Resistance
Option
Viral Resistance ASTM F1671 FABRIC/ SEAMS
Pass
Components
Specify Respirator
Kappler Products
Zytron® 500
Z5H582-94C2RPBC
DuraChem® 500
D5H458-94

NFPA 1994 CLASS 3

Scope: Chem/Bio Terrorism Incident Response Liquid

Chemical vs Garment Fabric, Seams, Visors, Gloves, Boots:
Permeation resistance 1 hr vs 5 toxic industrial chemicals and agents mustard and soman
Challenge Level:
Liquids 10g/m2 Gases 40 ppm Open Top Cell
Breakthrough Criteria
Cumulative Permeation 6.0 TIC’s, 4.0 mustard, 1.25 soman
System
MIST PDDF >69 ASTM F1359 Shower Test >4 min
Flame Resistance ASTM F1358
Flash Option
COMFORT Total Heat Loss Evaporative Resistance
TL >200 Ret <30
Viral Resistance ASTM F1671 FABRIC/ SEAMS
Pass

NFPA 1994 CLASS 4

Scope: Chem/Bio Terrorism Incident Response Particle

System
Particle Inward Leakage Test <5%
Flame Resistance ASTM F1358
Flash Option
COMFORT Total Heat Loss Evaporative Resistance
TL >200 Ret <30
Viral Resistance ASTM F1671 FABRIC/ SEAMS
Pass
Components
Specify Respirator

NFPA 1994 CLASS 5

Scope: Chem/Bio Terrorism Incident Response

NFPA 1994 Class 5 ensembles have been added to provide protection for non-skin toxic chemical threats with flammability hazards building on NFPA 1951, Standard on Protective Ensembles for Technical Rescue Incidents, for its base requirements to allow for ease of dual certification.

NFPA 1999

Scope: Emergency Medical Services Single Use

System
Shower Test > 8 min
COMFORT Total Heat Loss Evaporative Resistance
MTVR > 650 g/m@/24hr
Viral Resistance ASTM F1671 FABRIC/ SEAMS
Pass
Kappler Products
Provent Plus
PPH439-99, PPH459-99Z

NFPA 70E & ASTM F1891

Arc Rating (APTV and EBT)

Scope: Electrical Safety in the Workplace

Requirement
for HRC Class 2 Arc Rating, APTV of 8 - 25 cal/cm2
Standard
ASTM F1891 and NFPA 70E
Test Method
ASTM F1959
Kappler Products
DuraChem® 200
D2H440-9212, D2H440-9212 CP, D2H443-9212, D2H443-9212 CP, D2H632-9212, D2H632-9212 CP, D2H634-9212, D2H634-9212 CP

NFPA 2112

Scope: Flame-Resistant Clothing for Industrial Personnel

NFPA 2112 (Section 8.2) - Heat Transfer Performance (HTP)

Requirement
Contact> 3 cal/cm2 and spaced> 6 cal/cm2
Test Method
ASTM F2700

NFPA 2112 (Section 8.3) - Flame Resistance

Requirement
<2s after-flame, <4" char, and no melting or dripping
Test Method
ASTM D6413

NFPA 2112 (Section 8.4) - Heat & Thermal Shrinkage

Requirement
Less than 10% shrinkage, no melt or drip
Test Standard
ASTM F2894

NFPA 2112 (Section 8.5) - Thermal Manikin Test (Pyroman)

Requirement
Less than 50% body burn
Test Standard
ASTM F1930
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