British Standard - BS EN 3-7:2004+A1:2007 - Portable Fire Extinguishers. Characteristics, Performance Requirements And Test Methods
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British Standard - BS EN 3-7:2004+A1:2007 - Portable Fire Extinguishers. Characteristics, Performance Requirements And Test Methods

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Summary of this standard

The BS EN 3-7:2004+A1:2007 specifies the characteristics, performance requirements and test methods for portable fire extinguishers. 

·          The suitability of an extinguisher for use on class C fires are at the manufacturer’s discretion, but are applied only to powder type extinguishers which have gained a class B or class A and class B rating.

·          Suitability of extinguishers for use on class D fires is outside the scope of this standard in respect of test fires. However, extinguishers claiming class D suitability are covered in all other respects by the requirements here.

·          It is considered hazardous for powder and carbon dioxide fire extinguishers to be used on Class F fires so powder and carbon dioxide fire extinguishers are excluded for conformance here.

 

Class A

 

Ordinary combustibles

 

Class B

 

Flammable liquids

 

Class C

 

Flammable gases

 

Class E

 

Electrical equipment

 

Class D

 

Combustible metals

 

Class F

 

Cooking oil or fat

 

Technical Data

Technical Data

This is the technical data for the British Standard - BS EN 3-7:2004+A1:2007 - Portable Fire Extinguishers. Characteristics, Performance Requirements And Test Methods.

BSI Code BS EN 3-7:2004+A1:2007
ISBN Number 978 0 580 61919 9
Publication Date 12 February 2004

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