EN 420

This standard defines the general requirements for protective gloves in terms of construction, fitness of purpose, safety, etc

The gloves themselves should not impose a risk or cause injury.

The pH of the gloves should be as close as possible to neutral.

Leather gloves should have a pH value between 3.5 – 9.5.

The highest permitted value for chromium is 3 mg/kg (chrome VI).

Specific details of any substance used in the glove which is known to cause allergies

Sized by reference to an agreed common European hand size, for example minimum length.