Standards

There are a variety of standards for retroreflectivity, based on industry and region where the garment will be used. If you are unsure of where to start, the chart to the right gives a brief overview as to what standard is required in each industry.

For further information on standards and requirements, you can refer to the corresponding websites below.

Links:

Canada

CSA
CGSB

Other:

ISO
ANSI
ASTM
NFPA
EN

High Visibility

Canada United States Europe International
CSA Z96ANSI 107EN 471ISO 20471 (FDIS)
CSA Z96.1ANSI 207 GB20653
   AS/NZS 1906.4 & AS/NZS 4602


Petrochemical Hydrocarbon FR Standards

CanadaUnited StatesEuropeInternational
CGSB 155.20NFPA 2112EN ISO 14116ISO 11612/ISO 14116


Wildland Firefighting

CanadaUnited StatesEuropeInternational
CGSB 155.22NFPA 1977EN 15614ISO 16073/ISO 15384


Electric Arc

CanadaUnited StatesEuropeInternational
CSA Z462NFPA 70EIEC 61482/ENIEC 61482
ASTMF 1506


Structural Firefighting

CanadaUnited StatesEuropeInternational
NFPA 1971EN 469 ISO 11613


FR Rainwear

CanadaUnited StatesEuropeInternational
n/aASTM F2733n/an/a
 ASTM F1891 


Station Wear

CanadaUnited StatesEuropeInternational
n/aNFPA 1975n/an/a