CARHARTT FR HAS ADDED INSULATED OUTERWEAR PRODUCTS THAT ARE UL® CLASSIFIED TO NFPA 2112.
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New Outerwear styles are UL classified to NFPA 2112. They will be available to purchase August, 1 2014.
What is NFPA 2112?
NFPA 2112 is the standard for flame-resistant garments for protection of industrial personnel against flash fire, and is published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). NFPA 2112 was developed to protect industrial workers and primarily those in the oil and petrochemical industries against flash fires. For more detailed information about the NFPA 2112 Safety Standard, click here.
How does a garment become classified to NFPA 2112?
In order to become UL® classified to NFPA 2112 all components of a garment must pass rigorous testing at a Underwriter?s Laboratories certified lab.
Does Carhartt FR offer other styles that are UL® classified to NFPA 2112?
Yes, for years Carhartt FR has manufactured many styles that are UL® classified to NFPA 2112: pants, shirts, unlined coveralls, sweatshirts and base layer. Please visit our section dedicated to FR product by clicking here, or look for the NFPA icon in the 2014 catalog.
Why hasn?t outerwear been classified until now?
Previously, UL® testing methods were designed for uninsulated garments which prevented certification for many outerwear styles. UL® has updated testing protocols that best meet end users' "fitness for use", resulting in certification of insulated outerwear.
How can I tell if a garment is UL® classified to NFPA 2112?
Look for NFPA 2112 packaging and labels on the garments.