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ULC CAN-S508

STANDARD FOR THE RATING AND FIRE TESTING OF FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

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Organization: ULC
Publication Date: 6 August 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 38
ICS Code (Fire-fighting): 13.220.10
ICS Code (Environmental testing): 19.040
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These requirements cover rating, and performance during fire tests, of fire extinguishers intended for use in attacking Class A, B, C, D, and K fires as defined herein. These requirements also cover performance during fire tests of fire extinguishing agents for application on Class D fires. The ultimate rating of an extinguisher or the prescribed use of an extinguisher or fire extinguishing agent is based on its fire-extinguishing potential as determined by fire tests and presupposes installation and use in accordance in the United States with the Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers, NFPA 10, and with the National Fire Code of Canada.

Fire extinguishers, fire extinguishing agents, or both shall also comply with the requirements for construction and performance as applicable to specific types, designs, sizes, and arrangements. Such additional requirements include ANSI/UL 8 CAN/ULC S554, ANSI/UL154 CAN/ULC S503, ANSI/UL299 CAN/ULC S504, ANSI/UL 626 CAN/ULC S507, and ANSI/ UL2129 CAN/ULC S566 and are not within the scope of these requirements.

Document History

ULC CAN-S508
August 6, 2018
STANDARD FOR THE RATING AND FIRE TESTING OF FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
These requirements cover rating, and performance during fire tests, of fire extinguishers intended for use in attacking Class A, B, C, D, and K fires as defined herein. These requirements also cover...
August 14, 2002
Standard for the Rating and Testing of Fire Extinguishers
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 2002
STANDARD FOR THE RATING AND FIRE TESTING OF FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
These requirements cover rating, and performance during fire tests, of fire extinguishers intended for use in attacking Class A, B, C, D, and K fires as defined herein. These requirements also cover...
January 1, 2002
STANDARD FOR THE RATING AND FIRE TESTING OF FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 2002
STANDARD FOR THE RATING AND FIRE TESTING OF FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 2002
STANDARD FOR THE RATING AND FIRE TESTING OF FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 1990
Standard for the Rating and Fire Testing of Fire Extinguishers and Class D Extinguishing Media
A description is not available for this item.

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