Personal Protective Equipment - PPE

Recommended cleanroom clothing per cleanroom classes

Recommended cleanroom clothing per cleanroom classes

Recommended cleanroom clothing per cleanroom classes

What cleanroom clothing is actually useful for which cleanroom class?

The clothing concept must be appropriate for the cleanroom this is trivial and clear. But what cleanroom clothing is useful for the individual cleanroom classes in terms of particle emission, product and customer protection.

Is it about compliance with the cleanroom class and product protection, the table of the American "Institute of Enviromental Sciences and Technology" (IEST) below gives an indication. When through handling hazardous substances the issue personal protection is additionally added, cleanroom suitable protective clothing should be used according to European legislation.

Clothing recommendation:

  ISO class 8
(class 100,000)
ISO class 7
(class 10,000)
ISO class 6
(class 1,000)
ISO class 5
(class 100)
ISO class 4
(class 10)
Hair cover x x x x x
Hood       x x
Face mask x x x x
x
x
x
Gown x x      
Coverall     x x x
Shoe covers x x      
Boots     x x x
Protective gloves       x x

Source: IEST - Garment System Considerations for Cleanrooms and Other Controlled Environments.