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EVS-EN 3-8:2007

Portable fire extinguishers - Part 8: Additional requirements to EN 3-7 for the construction; resistance to pressure and mechanical tests for extinguishers with a maximum allowable pressure equal to or lower than 30 bar

General information
Withdrawn from 01.09.2021
Base Documents
EN 3-8:2006
Directives or regulations
2014/68/EU Pressure equipment (PED)

Although the standard’s status is withdrawn, it still has the presumption of conformity in the meaning of regulation 2014/68/EU and conformance with the regulation ’s requirements can be guaranteed by using the withdrawn version of the standard. The presumption of conformity is valid until a corresponding amendment is published in the Official Journal of the European Union.
 
To view the latest lists of harmonised standards published in the Official Journal of the European Union, visit: 
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Standard history

Status
Date
Type
Name
01.09.2021
Main
07.02.2008
Corrigendum
06.02.2007
Main
This European Standard specifies the rules of design, type testing, fabrication and inspection control of portable fire extinguishers manufactured with metallic bodies as far as pressure risk is concerned. This part 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.
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