This standard specifies the capability of gloves to protect the user against micro organisms and/or chemicals. This standard has 2 parts;
- EN374-2 defines resistance to penetration by micro-organisms. The pictogram is accompanied by a number (1-3) which indicates the acceptable quality level (AQL).
- EN374-3 defines the resistance to permeation of chemical hazards. The pictogram is accompanied by a number (1-6).