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Standard, check standard of fire extinguisher was revised

Last update date August 4, 2020

We operated timeworn fire extinguisher, and fire extinguisher exploded when we were going to dispose, and, based on outbreak of injured accident, standard (* 1) of fire extinguisher was revised and was obliged to carry out indication such as instructions in security. At the same time, conduct of withstand pressure performance check was necessary by revision of check standard (* 2) of fire extinguisher.

*Departmental order (1964 self-government departmental order No. 27) to determine technical standard of 1 fire extinguisher
*Matter (1975 Fire and Disaster Management Agency notification No. 14) to set style of check vote that facilities for check standards such as facilities for 2 firefighting and firefighting attach to check debrief report

Summary (the January 1, 2011 enforcement) of standard departmental order revision

  • Indication such as matter about the safe handling at the time of use and matter about appropriate setting place in maintenance, matter about check was required.
  • We can install fire extinguisher of old standard that has been already installed as exception for 11 years (until December 31, 2021). In addition, about fire extinguisher (thing without setting duty of firefighting laws and ordinances) installed in single-family houses, special measures are not established, but can continue installing the cause of appropriate maintenance (but please note on service life and expiration date when manufacturer shows.) .
  • After January 1, 2012, fire extinguisher of old standard may not be sold, but hopes that we do not purchase by any chance when fire extinguisher of old standard is had sale (we include lease.) of.

About simple how to distinguish fire extinguisher of new standard

In fire extinguisher for duties of new standard, picture indication of fire to adapt itself to is changed to new thing.
The following picture indication becomes one example of method to easily distinguish fire extinguisher of new standard and old standard.

Fire extinguisher which indication of old standard was made cannot speak production and sales, setting newly after January 1, 2012.

Summary (the April 1, 2011 enforcement) of check standard revision

When it was in pressure accumulation-type fire extinguisher three years after the production year, we decided to carry out check of the inside of fire extinguisher and function, but it was decided to carry out about thing five years after the production year.
In addition, it is necessary to carry out about koremadedori, thing three years after the production year when it is in pressurized fire extinguisher.

  • When it is admitted abnormality in the check of external form of fire extinguisher by safe stoppers even if it does not pass in three years or five years, check of the inside of fire extinguisher and function is necessary.
  • Carbon dioxide fire extinguisher and halide fire extinguisher are excluded.

About thing that corrosion was accepted in the check of external form of fire extinguisher ten years after the production year or fire extinguisher by the body container, withstand pressure performance check was necessary.

  • Thing which does not pass in three years after we carry out withstand pressure performance check is excluded.
  • Carbon dioxide fire extinguisher and halide fire extinguisher are excluded.

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