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​Amended standard for fireguards published

FIRA can announce that an amended version of the British Standard for assessing the safety of fireguards has been published:

BS 8423: 2010 + A1: 2016 Fireguards for fires and heating appliances for domestic use – Specification

The amendment focuses on aligning the requirements for chemical hazards with those contained in the toy standard – EN 71-3.

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