DS/EN 3-8:2021

Portable fire extinguishers – Part 8: Requirements for the construction, pressure resistance and mechanical tests for extinguishers with a maximum allowable pressure equal to or lower than 30 bar, which comply with the requirements of EN 3-7


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Please note that this standard has not yet been harmonised and thus cannot be used for CE marking. Until harmonisation of this standard has been achieved, please use one of the following standards: 

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Building Regulations 2015​

Building work in new and altered buildings in Denmark

The Building Regulations contain the Danish rules for building work in new buildings, extensions, conversions and other rebuilding work, as well as changes in the use of buildings that are important in relation to the Danish Building Act or the Building Regulations, the demolition of buildings and alterations and other rebuilding work that may affect the consumption of energy in the building. The Building Regulations apply to building work carried out in the Danish market.

Their primary field of application is multi-storey buildings for residential purposes and all kinds of commercial, industrial and institutional buildings, including the categories listed in section 11 of the Danish Building Act, single-family houses for permanent residence, either as detached single-family houses or linked single-family houses, holiday homes in summer house areas, allotment sheds, campsite cabins and garages, outbuildings, and other secondary buildings.

You can read more about the Danish Building Regulations here:  http://bygningsreglementet.dk/


Scope

This document specifies, as far as the pressure risk is concerned, the rules of design, type testing, fabrication and inspection control of portable fire extinguishers with a metallic body which comply with the requirements of EN 3-7:2004+A1:2007.
This part of EN 3 applies to portable fire extinguishers of which the maximum allowable pressure PS is lower than or equal to 30 bar and containing non-explosive, non-flammable, non-toxic and non-oxidising fluids.
This document also applies to the marking of metallic propellant gas cartridges (see Annex E).
This document does not apply to carbon dioxide fire extinguishers.


Number of pages: 36

Published: 2021-08-24

Date of approval: 2021-08-23

International relationships : EN 3-8:2021 IDT

ICS: 13.220.20 - Fire protection

Item number: M341382


Committees

Committee

  • CEN/TC 70
  • CEN/TC 70/WG 5

Danish committee

DS/S-008