BS EN 3-10:2009 - Portable fire extinguishers. Provisions for evaluating the conformity of a portable fire extinguisher to EN 3-7 – BSI British Standards

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BS EN 3-10:2009

Portable fire extinguishers. Provisions for evaluating the conformity of a portable fire extinguisher to EN 3-7

Status : Current   Published : July 2010

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This document (EN 3-10:2009) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 70 “Manual means of fire fighting equipment”, the secretariat of which is held by AFNOR.

It supersedes EN 3-6:1995.

EN 3 consists of the following parts, under the general title Portable fire extinguishers:

- Part 7: Characteristics, performance requirements and test methods
- Part 8: Additional requirements to EN 3-7 for the construction, resistance to pressure and mechanical tests for extinguishers with a maximum allowable pressure equal to or lower than 30 bar
- Part 9: Additional requirements to EN 3-7 for pressure resistance of CO2 extinguishers
- Part 10: Provisions for evaluating the conformity of a portable fire extinguisher to EN 3-7.


Scope

This European Standard specifies the minimum requirements for attesting the conformity of portable fire extinguishers to EN 3-7, as well as the requirements for the quality and production control of the fire extinguishers.

It specifies the documentation to be provided regarding:
- Identification of the applicant
- Identification of the manufacturer, if not the applicant
- Identification of subcontractor(s), if applicable
- Identification of the extinguisher
- Documents provided with the extinguisher
- CE marking
- Quality management system
- Extinguishing media toxicological information.

It specifies methods for:
- Type testing
- Factory assessment
- Controls during production.


Contents

Foreword
1. Scope
2. Normative references
3. Terms and definitions
4. Symbols and abbreviations
5. Documentation for type testing and audits
6. Initial type testing
7. Factory Production Control (FPC)
8. Reference numbering and marking
9. Items to be regularly checked and recorded during production
10. Surveillance

Annex A (informative) Points to be checked by the surveillance body
Annex B (normative) Technical Data Sheet of an extinguisher
Annex C (normative) Model of laboratory report

PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHER
Annex 1 to the test report
Annex 2 to the test report
Annex 3 to the test report

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Standard NumberBS EN 3-10:2009
TitlePortable fire extinguishers. Provisions for evaluating the conformity of a portable fire extinguisher to EN 3-7
StatusCurrent
Publication Date31 July 2010
Cross ReferencesEN 3-7:2004+A1:2007, CEN/TR 15642, EN ISO 9001:2000, ISO 9001:2000, ISO/TR 8550, EN 615, EN ISO/IEC 17020, ISO/IEC 17020:1998, EN ISO/IEC 17021, ISO/IEC 17021:2006, EN ISO/IEC 17025, ISO/IEC 17025:2005, Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006, 97/23/EC
ReplacesBS EN 3-6:1996
International RelationshipsEN 3-10:2009
Draft Superseded By06/30100033 DC
DescriptorsFire extinguishers, Portable, Firefighting equipment, Conformity, Certification (approval), Type testing, Approval testing, Quality control, Records (documents), Technical documents, Verification, Quality assurance systems, Quality auditing, Marking, Laboratory testing, Reports
ICS13.220.10
Title in FrenchExtincteurs d'incendie portatifs. Dispositions pour l'évaluation de la conformité d'un extincteur d'incendie portatif à l'EN 3-7
Title in GermanTragbare Feuerlöscher. Festlegungen für die Bestätigung der Konformität tragbarer Feuerlöscher nach EN 3-7
CommitteeFSH/2
ISBN978 0 580 54044 8
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages44
File Size491.3 KB
Price£198.00


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