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  • ARC2
  • Permanent flame resistant protection
  • Inherently anti-static
  • High cotton content gives great comfort
  • Retains shape, wear after wear
  • Permanent flame resistant protection, Inherently anti-static
  • Antistatic
  • 40+ UPF rated fabric to block 98% of UV rays
  • ASTM F1959/F1959M-12 (ATPV 16 CAL/CM2 (HAF 86%))
  • EN ISO 11612 (A1. B1. C1. F1)
  • IEC 61482-2 IEC 61482-1-2 Class 1
  • EN 1149 -5
  • Color: Navy

The FR09 by PortWest is a flame resistant balaclava hood.  Made with 9 oz. Modaflame knit fibers, this ARC 2 flame resistant workwear has a ATPV of 16 cal/cm² and is inherently anti-static. This hood has also been tested to ASTM F1959/F1959M-12 and IEC 61482-2 IEC 61482-1-2 Class 1. 

About Portwest®


Portwest is a global manufacturer and distributor of workwear, safetywear and PPE. Established in 1904, Portwest is the fastest growing workwear company in the world with a global distribution network and customer service staff in over 130 countries.


Portwest is a member of the leading safety industry research and technology centres. Our certifications and memberships are available to download below. Portwest safety products are tested and certified to US, European, Australian and New Zealand standards by independent test houses.


85% of our garments carry the OEKO-TEX® STANDARD 100 label, guaranteeing that every component of this product has been tested for harmful substances. We have achieved the highest STEP by OEKO-TEX standard level 3 for ecological and socially responsible textile production.

Labor & Human Rights

Since 1904, Portwest Safety Products has been a trusted brand in safety and protective gear. They offer a wide range of high-visibility safety apparel, workwear, outerwear, and safety glasses for men and women. Their apparel includes vests, shirts, and jackets in vibrant colors with silver reflective elements, meeting ANSI Class 2 or 3 ratings.