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Fire extinguisher testing

BRE Global is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 0578.
BRE Global is a UKAS accredited certification body No. 0007.

LPCB (part of BRE Global) offers fire testing and approval of Portable Fire Extinguishers to EN 3, BS 7937 (portable fire extinguishers for use on cooking oil fires to Class F) and to BS 6165 (small aerosol fire extinguishers).

We are able to conduct both Class A and Class B fires to EN 3 at both our Garston and Middlesbrough sites.

Our test reports carry the highest level of attestation for third party approval. With experienced fire fighting staff on hand with unrivalled knowledge of the latest extinguishing mediums and fire fighting techniques, we can achieve the highest ratings attainable.

Our experts can also undertake testing at suitable manufacturers' facilities or other independent test sites anywhere in the world.

We also conduct fire blanket testing to BS EN 1869:1997.

Globally specifiers are demanding third party approval. The LPCB mark is recognised worldwide and helps to confirm that products meet and continue to meet standards and specifications.

In addition to its internationally recognised mark of approval, LPCB can also offer CE marking to the following Directives through BRE Global (which owns the LPCB brand).

  • Construction Products Directive
  • Marine Equipment Directive
  • Pressure Equipment Directive
  • Transportable Pressure Equipment Directive

BRE Global Ltd issues Certificates of Conformity to manufacturers for the purpose of the CE marking of their products. Combining LPCB approval with CE marking differentiates manufacturers as meeting the minimum European requirements for CE marking while demonstrating maximum commitment to ongoing quality, plus the audit visits can be arranged to cover both marks saving time and money.  Unless these products also meet LPCB approval requirements, they are not eligible for Red Book listing, or to be marked as LPCB approved.

LPCB has been approving products and developing industry standards for over 20 years and offers a complete package from Quality Management Systems Approval (ISO 9001:2000) through to product approval to national and international specifications. Full details of LPCB approved products and services are listed in the Red Book which is distributed free of charge to specifiers and regulators worldwide.

A 'live' version of the Red Book can be viewed at www.redbooklive.com



Related Courses from the BRE Academy

An Introduction to Cladding and Fire 

Fire Door Inspection 

Fire Stopping and Compartmentation

Foundation Course in Passive Fire Protection 

Fire Safety Awareness 

BRE Academy Fire Courses

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