This document is a product specification, giving performance requirements for fire safety storage cabinets to be used for the storage of flammable liquids. It is applicable to cabinets with a total internal volume of not greater than 2 m3, which can be free standing, restrained to a wall or mounted on plinth or castors.
This document does not apply to brick enclosures or walk-in storage rooms.
This document does not apply to any support frame or mechanism other than the base which is integral to the fire safety storage cabinet.
Requirements are given in respect of the construction of the fire safety storage cabinet and its capacity to resist fire conditions on the outside. A classification of fire safety storage cabinets is given, according to the level of fire resistance offered, and a type test is included, see Annex A.
The tests described in this document are type tests.
This document does not discriminate between different flammable liquids, which can have considerably different physical properties.
Attention is drawn to national regulations, which can apply with regard to the storage of flammable liquids.