AS / NZS 1850 Portable Fire Extinguisher Classification, Rating and Performance Testing - Western Australia


You may need to comply with this code if you intend to classify, test and rate portable fire extinguishers.

This standard sets out the classification, performance testing and rating of portable fire extinguishers. The code classifies extinguishers according to the general classes of fires for which they are suitable and gives a method of rating. Tests for Classes A, B, C, D, E and F are included.

Service type

Code of Practice

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Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Resources Safety

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