Further information

Pack of books

Databases of the accident insurance institutions

Manufacturers' databases

General information

TRGS technical rules for hazardous substances

  • TRGS 401 Risks resulting from skin contact - determination, evaluation, measures


  • DIN EN 374:2003: Protective gloves against chemicals and micro-organisms
    Part 1: Terminology and performance requirements
    Part 2: Determination of resistance to penetration
    Part 3: Determination of resistance to permeation by chemicals
  • DIN EN 388:2003: Protective gloves against mechanical risks
  • DIN EN 420:2003: Protective gloves – General requirements and test methods


  • Boman, A.; Estlander, T. ; Wahlberg, J. E.; Maibach, H. I. (Ed.): Protective Gloves for Occupational Use. 2nd Edition. CRC Press, Boca Raton 2004
  • DGUV Information 212-008 (to date: BGI/GUV-I 868E): Chemical protective gloves. Published by: Deutsche Gesetzliche Unfallversicherung (DGUV), Sankt Augustin 2009 (in German)