Organisations worldwide

Table 2.13 shows some important web portals related to protection textiles, standardisation and regulations.

2.7 References

Balmer B (2004) 'The European market for protective gloves - competition from China' Personal Protection & Fashion No. 2, May 2004, 58-59 (based on Frost and Sullivan report B284).

Byrne Ch (1997) 'Technical textiles: a model of world market prospects to 2005' Techtextil Symposium '97, Messe Frankfurt, Germany, 12 May 1997.

Carroll T R (2000) 'ANSI/ISEA Draft 103 - a modern success story for ASTM', Performance of protective clothing: Issues and priorities for the 21st century: seventh volume, ASTM STP 1386, CN Nelson and NW Henry, eds, ASTM, West Conshohocken, PA, 2000.

Chang W, Kilduff P (2002) Report 'The US market for technical textiles' NC State University, Raleigh, NC, USA (, May 2002.

Davies B (1997) Trends in the west European protective clothing market: prospects by segment, 36th International Man-made fibres congress, Dornbirn, Austria 17-19 September 1997.

EC 1989a Council Directive 89/686/EEC of 21 December 1989 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to personal protective equipment, Official Journal L 399, 30/12/1989 P. 0018-0038, doc. 31989L0686.

EC 1989b Council Directive 89/656/EEC of 30 November 1989 on the minimum health and safety requirements for the use by workers of personal protective equipment at the workplace Official Journal L 393, 30/12/1989 P. 0018-0028, doc. 31989L0656.

EC 1999 Resolution BTC 46/1999, Document Market, environment and objectives of CEN/TC 162 - Protective clothing including hand and arm protection and lifejackets.

EC 2004 Summary list of titles and references of harmonised standards related to personal protective equipment, published in Official Journal of the European Union OJ C 46 of 2004-02-21, replaces all the previous lists published.

EN 340 (2003) Protective clothing - General requirements.

Frost and Sullivan (2001) Report European Personal Protective Equipment Markets, 25 May 2001.

Frost and Sullivan (2004) Report B284 The European Market for Industrial Protective Gloves, 16 Jan 2004.

Henry N W, Nelson C N (2000) Performance of protective clothing: Issues and priorities for the 21st century: seventh volume, ASTM STP 1386.

Kothari V K (2004) 'Technical Textiles - Growth Potential and Prospects in India', Paper on 3rd Indo-Czech Textile Research Conference, June 2004; indoczech-conference/conference_proceedings/abstract/India_02.pdf.

LePree J (2002) Report No.GB-142U Protective Clothing and Body Armor Industry:

Fire, Chemicals and Bullets, Business Communications Company, Inc. (BCC), 25 Van Zant St., Norwalk, CT 06855, USA, November 2002.

Neil G (2004) 'PPE Compliance Manual comply with OSHA's PPE Standards' ( Sunrise, Florida, USA.

Nonwovens report international (2002) 'To 2010 - the technical textiles market is 50% bigger than previously estimated', June 2002, 52-53.

Rigby D (1997) 'The world technical textile industry and its markets: prospects to 2005', Report prepared for Techtextil, Messe Frankfurt, April 1997 http://

Rigby D (2002) 'Technical textiles and nonwovens: world market forecasts to 2010',

Rigby D (2003) '150 End-use products in technical textiles and nonwovens, world market forecast to 2010',

Technical Textiles International (2003) 'US protective clothing industry to reach nearly $2.3 billion by 2006', 1 January 2003, 20030101.124897.htm.

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