This European Standard is applicable to fire extinguishing powders for fire classes A, B and C. It specifies, by means of defined test methods, minimum requirements for the chemical and physical properties and minimum extinguishing capabilities. Requirements are also specified for the information and data to be given by the supplier. This European Standard is not applicable to powders for class D fires. NOTE 1 – The classification of fires is given in EN 2 . NOTE 2 – Some countries have national standards for class D powders.