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Testing of Fire Extinguisher, Fire Detector and Fire Prevention Devices

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Tests of carbon monoxide fire detectors

The performance of fire detectors is tested according to the standard EN 50291-1+A1:2012 Electrical apparatus for detection of carbon monoxide in domestic premises – Part 1: Test methods and performance requirements. The tests are conducted in a special testing chamber inside of the fume hood of Eurofins Experts Services test laboratory. Please contact us for more information.

Tests of portable fire extinguishers

We perform approval tests on portable fire extinguishers according to the standard EN 3-7. We are accredited to perform tests to verify the functionality of the portable fire extinguishers.

Stove guard testing

We perform testing according to EN 50615:2015 – Hosehold and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Particular requirements for devices for fire prevention and suppression for electric hobs (cooktops). The testing is performed in our new test facility for stove guards. The test facility includes a test kitchen where devices with a capability of preventive power cut-off and extinguishing charge can be tested.

Eurofins Expert Services test facility for fire prevention and suppression systems for electric hobs

Testing of other fire prevention related products

We offer various testing services for a vast number of different fire prevention related products. Our expertise includes for example the following:

  • Testing of cable reels according to the IEC 60332-1-2 Fire testing for fibre cables (cable reel)
  • Fire hoses and reels
  • Testing of fire extinguishing systems

New products are constantly developed by innovative companies. We provide tailored services to determine and test the features of your new products. We invent new test methods to define the performance of new products to enable competitive advantage for you on the market.

Eurofins Expert Services is an accredited test laboratory according to SFS-EN ISO/IEC 17025 (T001). 
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