ASTM International - ASTM F1989-99
Standard Specification for Fire Suppression Towels
|Publication Date:||10 September 1999|
|ICS Code (Fire-fighting):||13.220.10|
1.1 This specification covers requirements for fire suppression towels intended for use by consumers in and around the home.
1.2 This specification does not apply to fire towels that: are made from asbestos; have sides of differing appearance, finish or color; have a performance that differs according to which side is used; or, are of metallic construction or component.
1.3 This specification covers fire suppression towels intended for use in extinguishing small fires in and around containers during cooking.
1.4 This specification replaces Provisional Standard Specification PS 114.
1.5 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.
1.6 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test methods portion of this specification, Section 4: This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.