Portable Fire Extinguishers for Class C Fires

Dear Fire Safety Managers (FSM), you may have received the following email notification from SCDF regarding Portable Fire Extinguishers for Class C Fires:

SCDF Regulation Regarding Class C Logo

The letter can be summarized as follows

  1. Class C refers to gas fires. There is no recognized classification for electrical fires under Singapore Standards 578:2019 clause 4(f).
  2. Fire extinguishers made after 1 MAY 2013 must not bear class C logo/picture
  3. Fire extinguisher made before 1 MAY 2013 bearing class C logo/picture do not have to be replaced until there is a new submission for fire plans to SCDF.