• Compliance

  • Testing

Selecting the Right Fire Extinguisher

Class types:
Class A – Paper, textiles, wood, most plastics and rubber
Class B – Flammable liquids
Class C – Combustible gases
Class E – Electrically energised equipment
Class F – Cooking oils or

Water Fire Extinguisher
Class
A
Can be used on
Solids (Paper, Textiles, Wood, etc.)
Sizes

9LTR (hose)

Rating

3A

Dry Chemical Fire Extinguisher
Class
A, B & (E)
Can be used on
Solids (Paper, Textiles, Wood, etc.)
Flammable Liquids
Flammable Gases
Electrical Equipment
Sizes

1KG

1KG (hose)

1.5KG (hose)

2KG (hose)

2.5KG (hose)

4KG (hose)

4.5KG (hose)

9KG (hose)

Rating

1A:10B:E

1A:20B:E

2A:30B:E

3A:30B:E

3A:40B:E

4A:60B:E

4A:80B:E

6A:80B:E

Carbon Dioxide (C02) Extinguisher
Class
B & (E)
Can be used on
Flammable Liquids
Electrical Equipment
Fats & Cooking Oils
Sizes

2KG

3.5KG (hoses)

5KG (hoses)

Rating

2B:E

5B:E

10B:E

Foam Fire Extinguisher
Class
A & B
Can be used on
Solids (Paper, Textiles, Wood, etc.)
Flammable Liquids
Fats & Cooking Oils
Sizes

9L (hoses)

9L (hose)

Rating

3A:30B

2A:10B

Wet Chemical Fire Extinguisher
Class
A & (F)
Can be used on
Solids (Paper, Textiles, Wood, etc.)
Fats & Cooking Oils
Sizes

2LTR (hose)

7LTR (hose)

Rating

1A:4F

3A:4F