Protective Coveralls defend against chemical spray.

Press Release Summary:

Via integrated film technology and seams sealed with multi-layer clear tape, Protective Coverall 4570 helps protect wearers from harmful chemical jet sprays and infective agents. Construction meets European Type 3 garment classification and provides barrier to hazardous dusts and pressurized liquid jets. Additional design features include thumb loops, 3-panel hood design, and storm flaps. Garment is also certified for protection against certain infective agents and biohazards.

Original Press Release:

3M Launches its First Protective Coverall to Defend Against Chemical Spray

Chemical-protective garment helps give wearers greater confidence in protection

ST. PAUL, Minn. – 3M has launched the new Protective Coverall 4570 to help protect wearers from harmful chemical jet sprays and infective agents, and to help offer greater peace of mind. The new coverall meets the European Type 3 garment classification, specific to liquid l jets and sprays, and has a higher level of chemical holdout than previous coveralls offered by 3M.

In addition to the added protection from the advanced film technology, the garment’s seams are sealed with a multi-layer clear tape to help provide a barrier to hazardous dusts and pressurized liquid jets.

“Not only is the new coverall designed to offer better protection against chemical jet sprays, but it also offers other design features such as thumb loops, a three panel hood design and storm flaps, weave safety throughout the whole garment,” said John Gessner, portfolio manager, 3M.

This type of garment is suited for employees tasked with cleanup of certain hazardous chemicals as well as tank cleaning. It is also certified for protection against certain infective agents and biohazards.

3M offers a comprehensive, diverse portfolio of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) solutions providing respiratory protection, hearing protection, fall protection, reflective materials for high-visibility apparel, protective clothing, protective eyewear, head and face protection, welding helmets, and other adjacent products and solutions, such as detection and monitoring equipment, and active communications equipment. Visit for more.

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