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European Union Releases new Textile Standards

October 16, 2015

The European Committee for Standardization (CEN)published CEN ISO/TR 11827:2016 Textiles -  - Identification of Fibres (ISO/TR 11827:2012). The technical report specifies methods for the identification of natural and man-made fibers.

The agency has also released EN 1073-1:2016/AC:2016 Protective Clothing against Solid Airborne Particles including Radioactive Contamination - Part 1 :Requirements and Test Methods for Compressed Air Line Ventilated Protective Clothing, Protecting the Body and the Respiratory Tract.

The technical report and standard were made available on June 1, 2016.