Products must pass a battery of rigorous tests conducted by safety agencies before getting a stamp of approval. When you're in a potentially hazardous environment, using a flashlight that carry these approvals is vital.
* A flashlight with a Class 1, Div. 1 approval is safe for use in situations rated Class 2 or 3. Likewise, a Class 3, Div. 1 approved flashlight is not safe to operate in situations rated Class2 or 1.
Where volatile substances can exist all of the time or some of the time under normal operating conditions.
Where volatile substances are not likely to exist under normal operating conditions.