Designed to keep survivors warm and protected from rain, wind and cold in life rafts and lifeboats. TPA is certified by the US Coast Guard (USCG). This TPA is compatible with the IMO SOLAS Polar Code. All seams are welded and 100% waterproof. The inside is metal coated to retain body heat. A certified lifejacket should always be used in combination with a TPA.


  • Designed to keep survivors warm and protected against rain, wind and cold in liferafts and lifeboats
  • All seams are taped and 100 % water-tight.
  • Inside part of fabric is metallized (laminated) to retain body heat
  • Web reinforcement allows unconscious survivors to be carried while wearing the TPA
  • With sleeves
  • Long zip for easy donning. May accomodate a mother and small child 
  • Complies with the Marine Equipment Directive of the European Community 96/98/EC, and meets all the standards of the SOLAS 74/83, IMO Res. MSC 48 (66), IMO Res. MSC 81 (70), and MCS 226(82)
  • Is additionally approved by Transport Canada and US Coast Guard (USCG)
  • A lifejacket should always be worn in conjunction with a Thermal Protective Aid (TPA)
  • Packed in protective vacuum for storage, ensures functionality in emergency


Thermal Protective Aid / USCG/SOLAS
Item Number: DX1530M

Thermal Protective Aid / USCG/SOLAS
USCG approved thermal protective aid with arms,hand mitts and retro reflective tape for use in lifeboats and life rafts.

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 6 × 4 in



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