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News and press releases 

 

Aug. 09, 2022: CPP undergarments are now CE-certified

CPP Garment's protective undergarments are now CE-certified according to EN ISO 13982-1:2004 "Protective clothing for use against solid particulates". The CE certification has the highest possible category (cat. III) within the PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).

July 1, 2022: IARC (WHO) classified occupational exposure as a firefighter as carcinogenic to humans

In July 2022, WHO's cancer agency (IARC) classified occupational exposure as a firefighter as carcinogenic to humans according to their highest degree of certainty (Group 1). Read IARC's decision here.

Dec. 09, 2021: Presentation of the study ”Test 4”

A new study - carried out by CIT Energy Management AB (subsidiary of Chalmers Industriteknik) and Lund's University - shows the protection/protection factor after 24 smoke diving excersises (600 min/10 hours). Read the study here.

Oct. 28, 2021: CPP in the Swedish magazine "SFF Swedish Firefighters"

The Swedish magazine "SFF Swedish Firefighters" has an article about us and our new undergarment for firefighters. Read more (in Swedish) here (from source) or here (pdf page 16).

Oct. 25, 2021: CPP in the Swedish magazine "Brandmannen"

The Swedish magazine "Brandmannen" ("The Firefighter") has a long (5 pages!) article about us and our new undergarment for firefighters. Read more (in Swedish) here (from source) or here (pdf page 3-7).

Sept. 24, 2021: Radio and press articles after our Press event Sept 23 (all in Swedish)

Vetenskapsradion - Swedish National scientific radio Listen here for cropped version.
P4 Blekinge - Swedish Regional radio Listen here 
Ekot P1 Morgon - Swedish National morning news Listen here for cropped version
P4 Stockholm - Swedish Regional radio Listen here
P4 Extra - Swedish National radio with Erik Blix Listen here for cropped version
Expressen - Sweden's 2nd biggest newspaper. Read the article here (link to source) or here (as pdf)
Aktuell Säkerhet - Magazine in the industry. Read the article here (link to source) or here (as pdf)

Sept. 23, 2021: Presentation of the study “Test 3"

Swedish Firefighters’ Cancer Foundation presents a study under the leadership of CIT Energy Management AB (subsidiary of Chalmers Industriteknik), IVL (Swedish Environmental Institute) and Lund University. The results from the report are that the protective undergarment reduces the amount of carcinogenic PAH-substances to 1/1000 to be compared to 1/15 for the current standard garments used by firefighters. See the presentation by Prof. Lars Ekberg CIT/Chalmers here (in Swedish) and read the complete study/report here.

Sept. 23, 2021: Launch of our new protective undergarments for firefighters! Ordering now possible.

Today we launch our undergarment, and there are products on stock in Germany ready for shipment.

Sept. 22, 2021: Press release

Press release regarding presentation of the latest study here

July 5, 2021: National Swedish TV. Presentation of the new protective undergarment for firefighters!

The new protective undergarment for firefighters was presented in public for the first time. The world premiere took place when Anders Cederberg (Chairman Swedish Firefighters’ Cancer Foundation) was invited to Swedish national television TV4.
See the TV report here (in Swedish).

Feb. 5, 2021: New name

Name changed from Carbon Personal Protection Sweden AB to CPP Garments AB.

Jan. 4, 2021: New CEO

Thomas Dedering starts as CEO.

Dec. 18, 2020: Test 3 completed

Test round 3 of our undergarments completed. The tests performed at SÄRF, Guttasjön outside Borås, under the direction of Chalmers / CIT / LundsUniversitet.
Report after test round 3 will be presented end of August 2021.

Dec. 29, 2019: National Swedish TV. The problem and the possible solution.

National TV4 with Anders Cederberg (Chairman Swedish Firefighters’ Cancer Foundation) introducing the problem and the possible solution with an adsorptive undergarment . See the TV report here (in Swedish)

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