ASTM International Developing Two Protective Clothing Standards

West Conshohocken, Pa.-based ASTM
International’s Committee F23 on Protective Clothing is developing two proposed standards related
to the safety of protective clothing: WK14247, Specification for Air-Fed Protective Ensembles; and
WK14442, Antimicrobial Activity of Textiles Following Multiple Launderings with Bleach.

The committee, which will meet Jan. 29-31, 2008, in Tampa, Fla., is inviting interested
parties to participate in the development of the standards. For more information, contact Stephen
Mawn, manager, technical committee operations (610) 832-9726;

July 10, 2007