FLAME-RESISTANT CLOTHING (NFPA 2112 STANDARD)

 

IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE WEARING!

Our protective apparel meets the specifications of NFPA 2112 standard on Flame-Resistant Clothing for Protection of Industrial Personnel Against Short-Duration Thermal Exposures from Fire.

 

PRE-USE INFORMATION

Safety considerations: For prevention of clothing ignition during short term or to any emergency exposure to flame.

 

Limitations of use — Flame-Resistant (FR) Garments: Not intended for protection against continuous thermal loads, hot liquids or steam. Not designed for protection of upper body parts during structural firefighting. Not for chemical protection. Failure to comply with this warning may result in serious injury or death.

 

Marking recommendations and restrictions: If the end user adds any lettering, trim, emblems, or nametags, etc. to the garment, these must meet the performance requirements of the NFPA 2112 standard. Failure to comply will invalidate the Big Bill product warranty.

 

Warranty: Big Bill guarantees that all garments will be free of workmanship defects resulting from normal wear within one year of the purchase for garments laundered as specified on the care instructions. Garment color shifting or fading is excluded. Big Bill will determine whether a returned garment is to be repaired or replaced.

 

BEFORE USE

Sizing: Refer to the sizing chart for adequate information.
Storage information: Protect from any exposure to lighting which can degrade fabric performance. Store in a dark place.

 

INSPECTION FREQUENCY & RETIREMENT CRITERIA

We recommend that each company establish its own criteria for regular, routine inspection and subsequent repair or retirement of protective clothing. Notice- able excessive wear worn areas, mechanical damages, improper alterations, improper fit, or contamination with flammable substances may result in removal from service, as assessed by end user.

 

DON/DOFF PROCEDURES

For effective protection, flame-resistant garments should be worn as the outer garment, with sleeves down and secured, shirts fully tucked into pants, and front closure entirely fully secured.

 

PROPER USE

Refer to NFPA 2113 for proper use information. The user is fully responsible to de- termine whether a garment is appropriate for the intended use and complies with all laws and regulatory standards.

The user assumes all risks associated with the use of this product. Big Bill shall not be liable for loss, injury, or death subsequent to the use of this product.

 

MAINTENANCE AND CLEANING

Flammable contaminants will reduce the thermal protection properties of any flame-resistant garment. Adequate maintenance of your FR clothing can enhance performance and make it last longer.

To ensure proper wear, washing and maintenance of your garments, it is import- ant to carefully follow instructions provided on the manufacturer’s care label, as there are some basic care requirements that are applicable to all FR workwear.

Wash new garments prior to use and after each subsequent wearing Wash separately from standard clothing
Avoid laundering with chlorine bleach
Ensure clothing is clean and in a state of good repair before each use Thoroughly remove any oils and flammable contaminants from garment

Repair clothing using approved FR fabric, thread and components; return garments to manufacturer for repair or use a recommended authorized repair facility

 

RETIREMENT AND DISPOSAL

If the garment cannot be properly repaired or contaminants effectively removed or after being exposed to flame and heat, the garment should be removed from service. 

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