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UV-CLOTHING PROVIDES BETTER
                                                                                                                                   PROTECTION THAN SUNSCREEN
                                                                                                                                   The best protection against harmful UV-radiation is
                                                                                                                                   provided by certified UV-protective clothing. It shields off
                                                                                                                                   radiation, does not have to be applied once again like
                                                                                                                                   sunscreen and therefore lasts all day. For the parts of the
                                                                                                                                   body uncovered by clothes sunscreen with a high sun
                                                                                                                                   protection factor and a headgear should be used.

                                                                                                                                   THE MORE UPF, THE BETTER
                                                                                                                                   The UPF (Ultraviolet Protection Factor) indicated on UV-                98% SHIELDING
                                                                                                                                   protective clothing shows how much longer somebody                      OF UV-RADIATION
                                                                                                                                   wearing these clothes can stay in the sun without suffe-
                                                                                                                                   ring any damage to health. Therefore, the UPF-indication
                                                                                                                                   on textiles corresponds to the sun protection factor of
                                                                                                                                   sun-screens. This is based on the self-protection time
                                                                                                                                   of the skin, which varies considerably depending on the
                                                                                                                                   individual skin type.
                                                                                                                                   A product marked with UPF 50+ according to this
                                                                                                                                   standard blocks more than 98% of the harmful UV-rays.

                                                                                                                                   TESTED TEXTILE UV-PROTECTION
                                                                                                                                   Our products are manufactured and checked accor-
                                                                                                                                   ding to the strictest standard (Australia) for textiles with
                                                                                                                                   UV-protection.
                                                                                                                                   The LABTECH Prüfungsgesellschaft mbH is officially
                                                                                                                                   accredited according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025 2005 and                                 ID120866
                                   UVB                                                                                             laboratory the UV-protective factor of our textiles.
                                                                                                                                   based on this standard, they test as an independent

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                                                                                                                                      THE DANGERS OF UV-RADIATION

                     COMING TO GRIPS WITH


                     THE SUN THANKS TO                                                                                                 THE SUN IS NOT SHINING ALSO PENETRATES  EXISTS INDEPENDENT
                                                                                                                                         UV-RADIATION
                                                                                                                                        ALSO EXISTS WHEN
                                                                                                                                                               OF OUTDOOR
                                                                                                                                                    THE CLOUDS
                                                                                                                                                               TEMPERATURE
                     WORKWEAR WITH CERTI-

                     FIED UV-PROTECTION                                                                                                        LOOSE TISSUE  FACES SUCH AS METAL,
                                                                                                                                               PENETRATES
                                                                                                                                                        IS REFLECTED BY SUR-
                                                                                                                                                         WATER, CONCRETE
                                                                                                                                      You will find UPF 50+ on pages 96, 98, 102, 104,
                                                                                                                                      106 and 193. All the products with UV-protection
                                                                                                                                      are also listed separately in the special flyer
                     Many professions are practised outdoors all day or part of the day. Most of the year
                     people working outdoors are exposed directly or indirectly to the sun. Therefore, their                          ‘UPF 50+’.
                     risk of contracting skin cancer is much higher than that of people working indoors.




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