Flame Retardant clothing is essential where there is an identifiable risk of harm from the exposure to heat or flames, including in accidental fires. When choosing garments consider the difference between FR coatings (which can be washed out over time) and inherent FR materials which retain their Flame Retardant properties for the life of the garment. We also stock a range of FR clothing that has the additional benefit of providing protection from electric arc hazards. - please see the Arc Compliant Range for details. It is important to note that Flame retardant is not equivalent to heat proof and specialist advice should be taken for protection in high heat situations.