BS 7863:2009 - Recommendations for colour coding to indicate the extinguishing media contained in portable fire extinguishers – BSI British Standards

BS 7863:2009

Recommendations for colour coding to indicate the extinguishing media contained in portable fire extinguishers

Status : Superseded, Withdrawn   Published : September 2009 Replaced By : BS 5306-10:2019

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BS 7863:2009 Recommendations for colour coding to indicate the extinguishing media contained in portable fire extinguishers

BS 7863 gives recommendations for the colour coding used to identify the extinguishing medium for portable fire extinguishers, and for the size and location of the colour indication.

The requirements of this standard concerning colour coding apply only to new extinguishers.

This version of BS 7863 replaces BS 7863:1996, which is now withdrawn.

Contents of BS 7863:
Foreword
Scope
Normative references
Terms and definitions
Colour coding
Size and location of colour indication
Bibliography
List of tables
Table 1 – Colour coding for extinguishing media

 

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Standard NumberBS 7863:2009
TitleRecommendations for colour coding to indicate the extinguishing media contained in portable fire extinguishers
StatusSuperseded, Withdrawn
Publication Date30 September 2009
Confirm Date03 September 2019
Withdrawn Date16 October 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)BS 381C:1996, BS EN 3-7:2004, BS EN 3-7:2004/AMD 1:2007
Informative References(Provided for Information)BS EN 3-8, BS 5499-1:2002, prEN 3-10, BS EN 3-6, BS EN 3-9
Replaced ByBS 5306-10:2019
ReplacesBS 7863:1996
Draft Superseded By08/30184135 DC
DescriptorsColour codes, Fire extinguishers, Identification methods, Portable, Firefighting equipment
ICS01.070
13.220.10
Title in FrenchRecommandations du codage en couleur pour indication du media d'extinction contenu dans les extincteurs portables
Title in GermanEmpfehlungen zur Farbkodierung zur Angabe des Loeschmittels in transportabelen Feuerloeschern
CommitteeFSH/2
ISBN978 0 580 63479 6
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages12
File Size666 KB
Price£110.00


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