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Centrocot UK Limited

Certification body

UKCA Certification

Centrocot UK Ltd is Approved Body by DBT – Department for Business and Trade for the issue of the UK certificates in the field of PPE and accredited by UKAS the National Accreditation Body for the United Kingdom.

Regulation EU 2016/425 as brougth in to UK law and amended define PPE as “any device or goods designed to be worn or held by an individual for protection against one or more health and safety hazards”.

The manufacturer or authorized representative in the UK must prepare the necessary technical documentation depending on the category to which the PPE belongs.

Specifically, for category II and III a compliance evaluation procedure must be followed which involves the issue of a UKCA type examination certificate by a Approved Body (Module B) and periodic production checks (Module C2 or Module D).

Our Accreditation

Equipment providing protection against cold [> -50 C] and extreme cold (<-50 C)

Equipment providing foot protection

Equipment providing general body protection (clothing)

Equipment providing hand and arm protection

Equipment providing protection against heat [<100 °C], [>100 °C and fire]

Protective Equipment against electrical risks

Protective Equipment against harmful biological agents

Protective Equipment against mechanical risks

Protective Equipment against substances and mixtures hazardous to health

Protective Equipment against risks arising from sports activity

Protective Equipment against chemical agents

Specialised areas of competence

  • Protective clothing against static energy
  • protective clothing for use in welding and allied processes
  • firemen suits
  • high visibility clothing
  • protective clothing for motorcycle riders

Standards

Clothing
EN ISO 13688

Protective clothing – General requirements

 

EN ISO 20471

High visibility clothing – Test methods and requirements

 

EN 17353

Protective clothing – Enhanced visibility equipment for medium risk situations – Test methods and requirements

 

EN 1150

Protective clothing – Visibility clothing for non-professional use – Test methods and requirements

 

EN 13356

Visibility accessories for non-professional use – Test methods and requirements

 

EN ISO 14116

Protective clothing – Protection against flame – Limited flame spread materials, material assemblies and clothing

 

EN ISO 11612

Protective clothing – Clothing to protect against heat and flame – Minimum performance requirements

 

EN ISO 11611

Protective clothing for use in welding and allied processes

 

EN 61482-2

Protective clothing against the thermal hazard of an electric arc

 

EN ISO 14460

Protective clothing for automobile racing drivers – Protection against heat and flame – Performance requirements and test methods

 

EN 469

Protective clothing for firefighters – Performance requirements for protective clothing for firefighting activities

 

EN 15614

Protective clothing for firefighters – Laboratory test methods and performance requirements for wildland firefighting clothing

 

EN ISO 15384

Protective clothing for firefighters – Laboratory test methods and performance requirements for wildland firefighting clothing

 

EN 16689

Protective clothing for firefighters – Performance requirements for protective clothing for technical rescue

 

EN 1486

Protective clothing for fire-fighters – Test methods and requirements for reflective clothing for specialised fire-fighting

 

EN 13911

Protective clothing for firefighters – Requirements and test methods for fire hoods for firefighters

 

EN 13034

Protective clothing against liquid chemicals – Performance requirements for chemical protective clothing offering limited protective performance against liquid chemicals (Type 6 and Type PB [6] equipment)

 

EN ISO 13982-1

Protective clothing for use against solid particulates – Part 1: Performance requirements for chemical protective clothing providing protection to the full body against airborne solid particulates (type 5 clothing)

 

EN 14605

Protective clothing against liquid chemicals – performance requirements for clothing with liquid-tight (Type 3) or spray-tight (Type 4) connections, including items providing protection to parts of the body only (Types PB [3] and PB [4])

 

EN 943-1

Protective clothing against dangerous solid, liquid and gaseous chemicals, including liquid and solid aerosols – Part 1: Performance requirements for Type 1 (gas-tight) chemical protective suits

 

EN 943-2

Protective clothing against dangerous solid, liquid and gaseous chemicals, including liquid and solid aerosols – Part 2: Performance requirements for Type 1 (gas-tight) chemical protective suits for emergency teams (ET)

 

EN ISO 27065

Performance requirements for protective clothing worn by operators applying pesticides and for re-entry workers

 

EN 1073-1

Protective clothing against solid airborne particles including radioactive contamination – Part 1: Requirements and test methods for compressed air line ventilated protective clothing, protecting the body and the respiratory tract

 

EN 1073-2

Protective clothing against radioactive contamination – Part 2: Requirements and test methods for non-ventilated protective clothing against particulate radioactive contamination

 

EN 1149-5

Protective clothing – Electrostatic properties – Part 5: Material performance and design

 

EN 342

Protective clothing – Ensembles and garments for protection against cold

 

EN 14058

Protective clothing – Garments for protection against cool environments

 

EN 343

Protective clothing – Protection against rain

 

EN ISO 11393-2

Protective clothing for users of hand-held chainsaws – Part 2: Performance requirements and test methods for leg protectors

 

EN ISO 11393-3

Protective clothing for users of hand-held chainsaws – Part 3: Test methods for footwear

 

EN ISO 11393-4

Protective clothing for users of hand-held chainsaws – Part 4: Performance requirements and test methods for protective gloves

 

EN ISO 11393-5 Protective clothing for users of hand-held chainsaws – Part 5: Performance requirements and test methods for protective gaiters
EN ISO 11393-6

Protective clothing for users of hand-held chainsaws – Part 6: Performance requirements and test methods for upper body protectors

 

EN 17092-2

Protective garments for motorcycle riders – Part 2: Class AAA garments – Requirements

 

EN 17092-3

Protective garments for motorcycle riders – Part 3: Class AA garments – Requirements

 

EN 17092-4

Protective garments for motorcycle riders – Part 4: Class A garments – Requirements

 

EN 17092-5

Protective garments for motorcycle riders – Part 5: Class B garments – Requirements

 

EN 17092-6

Protective garments for motorcycle riders – Part 6: Class C garments – Requirements

 

EN 1621-1

Motorcyclists’ protective clothing against mechanical impact – Part 1: Motorcyclists’ limb joint impact protectors – Requirements and test methods

 

EN 1621-2

Motorcyclists’ protective clothing against mechanical impact – Part 2: Motorcyclists’ back protectors – Requirements and test methods

 

EN 1621-3

Motorcyclists’ protective clothing against mechanical impact — Part 3: Motorcyclists’ chest protectors – Requirements and test methods

 

EN 14021

Stone shields for off-road motorcycling suited to protect riders against stones and debris – Requirements and test methods

 

FIA N2013-1

Protective coverall for kart drivers

 

 

GLOVES
EN 420

Protective gloves – General requirements and test methods

 

EN ISO 21420

Protective gloves – General requirements and test methods

 

EN 511 Protective gloves against cold
EN 407

Protective gloves and other hand protective equipments against thermal risks (heat and/or fire)

 

EN 12477

Protective gloves for welders

 

EN 659

Protective gloves for firefighters

 

EN ISO 374-5

 

Protective gloves against dangerous chemicals and micro-organisms – Part 5: Terminology and performance requirements for micro-organisms risks
EN ISO 374-1

Protective gloves against dangerous chemicals and micro-organisms – Part 1: Terminology and performance requirements for chemical risks

 

EN 13594

Protective gloves for motorcycle riders – Requirements and test methods

 

EN 16350 Protective gloves – Electrostatic properties

 

FOOTWEAR
EN ISO 20345

Safety footwear

 

EN ISO 20346

Protective footwear

 

EN ISO 20347

Occupational footwear

 

EN ISO 20349-1

Footwear protecting against risks in foundries and welding – Part 1: Requirements and test methods for protection against risks in foundries

 

EN ISO 20349-2

Personal protective equipment – Footwear protecting against risks in foundries and welding – Part 2: Requirements and test methods for protection against risks in welding and allied processes

 

EN ISO 17249

Safety footwear with resistance to chain saw cutting

 

UNI EN 13832-2

Footwear protecting against chemicals – Part 2: Requirements for limited contact with chemicals

 

UNI EN 13832-3

Footwear protecting against chemicals – Part 3: Requirements for prolonged contact with chemicals

 

EN 15090

Footwear for firefighters

 

EN 13634 Protective footwear for motorcycle riders – Requirements and test method

Our Activities

UKCA Type Examination Process 

Regulation (EU) 2016/425 as brougth in to UK law and amendend 

Annex V (Module B)

Conformity assessment processes for Category III PPE 

Regulation (EU) 2016/425 as brougth in to UK law and amendend 

Annex VII (Module C2) – Conformity to type based on internal production control combined with production tests under official control carried out at random intervals 

Annex VIII (Module D) – Conformity to type based on quality assurance of the production process 

About us

Centrocot UK Limited is a 100% subsidiary of the Italian parent company Centro Tessile Cotoniero e Abbigliamento S.p.a (“Centrocot”) based in Busto Arsizio – Varese, Italy, Notified Body No. 0624. The majority shareholders represent the main Italian textile associations, the Italian parent was set up in 1987 to support the Italian companies that make up the whole chain in the Textile and Clothing segment, by providing highly specialized services, from traditional to technical textiles. Centrocot offers highly qualified resources who can perform technical activities as regards testing, research, technical support, experimentation, and training.

In order to provide its services to texile companies that need to sell their products in the UK market post Brexit, Centrocot UK Limited has been set up.