Singapore Standards Fire Extinguisher Colour Code
Based on Singapore Standard EN3-7: 2012 Portable Fire Extinguishers.
To learn more about the classes of fire and the types of fire extinguisher.
Do note that the fire classes depicted on the below fire extinguishers are in general. The best way to know if a fire extinguisher can put out a specific class of fire is to look at the instruction label.
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*A key point to note is that SCDF is educating the public on NOT to directly using fire extinguishers on class C and E fires. C and E fires will reignite almost immediately as heat is still being generated. This is why the first step of eliminating a Class C or E fire is to turn off the source by shutting off the gas or electrical supply. If there is still a fire, the fire is likely to be a class A or B fire which will be much easier to put out as compared to a C or E fire. This is also why class C are class E logos are no longer permitted on new fire extinguishers.