en聽407 standard april 2018 revision (standard heat and fire protection gloves)
standard en聽407 'protective gloves against thermal risks (heat and/or fire)' was published in 2004 and is still used today. it confers presumption of conformity to the essential requirements of council directive 89/686/eec, which regulated the marketing of personal protective equipment (ppe) and was repealed by regulation (eu) 2016/425 on 21聽april聽2018.
ppe: new 2016/425 regulation
in march 2016, the new 2016/425 regulation on personal and protective equipment was voted by the european parliament. this document repeals council directive 89/686/eec.