Tychem® BR

Tychem® BR — An Extra Element of Protection

Backed by extensive fabric permeation barrier testing, Tychem® BR helps give first responders an increased level of protection when facing chemical challenges.

A multi-layer barrier film laminated to a strong, nonwoven substrate, Tychem® BR is strong and durable for consistent and lasting protection. Tychem® BR611T is certified to NFPA 1994 Class 2 and NFPA 1992, Tychem® BR has the backing of extensive permeation data by an independent lab on more than 280 chemical challenges. So for those facing the challenges of chemical handling and petrochemical manufacturing, it provides broad and proven protection.

  • Provides at least 30 minutes of protection against over 280 chemical challenges
  • Used by many in the chemical handling and petrochemical manufacturing
  • Available in high-visibility yellow
  • Apparel is available as coveralls, encapsulated suits and hoods.

INFORMATION & IDEAS

  • EPA Guidelines

    Brief summary of the US EPA's (Environmental Protection Agency) "Level's of Protection (LOP)" as applicable to those individuals involved in handling hazardous materials. LOP's are based on the type of respiratory protection required to ensure the safety of the user under the specified conditions of use.

  • NFPA 1992 Overview

    NFPA 1992 provides standards for emergency response PPE against liquid splash, particulate materials, and non-carcinogenic vapors in HAZMAT environments.

  • NFPA 1994 Overview

    NFPA 1994 sets design, certification, and minimum performance requirements for Chemical, Biological, Radioactive, and Nuclear (CBRN) protective ensembles for first responders to incidents involving CBRN terrorism agents, and for first responders exposed to victims or materials during assessment, extrication, rescue, triage, decontamination, treatment, site security, crowd management, and force protection operations at incidents involving CBRN terrorism agents.

USES AND APPLICATIONS

  • Industrial Safety

  • Chemical Protection for Military

    DuPont offers garments that help provide chemical protection for a host of different military hazards. See which Tyvek® and Tychem® garments offer the chemical protection needed for situations such as initial entry, victim rescue, release mitigation, evidence collection, body removal, and site cleanup.

  • Biological Hazard Protection