TC 89

Fire hazard testing


TC 89 Scope

To prepare international standards, technical specifications and technical reports in the areas of:

Fire hazard assessment, fire safety engineering and terminology as related to electrotechnical products.

Measurement of fire effluent (e.g. smoke, corrosivity, toxic gases and abnormal heat), and reviews of the state of the art of current test methods as related to electrotechnical products.

Widely applicable small scale test methods for use in product standards and by manufacturers and regulators.

Horizontal safety function: Guidance and test methods for assessing fire hazards of electrotechnical equipment, their parts (including components) and electrical insulating materials.

Note: Terms and definitions in the field of fire tests from ISO/IEC 13943 are used wherever appropriate.

Further information

Strategic Business Plan
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Good Working Practice
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TC 89 Officers