- Project plans
- Project activities
- Legislation and standards
- Industry context
Last edited 19 May 2020
Material of limited combustibility
|A material performance specification that includes non-combustible materials, and for which the relevant test criteria are set out in Appendix A, paragraph 9.|
Paragraph 9 states :
b. (European classes) in terms of performance
When classified as class A2-S3, d2 in accordance with BS EN 13501-1:2007, Fire classification of construction products and building elements, Part 1 - Classification using data from reaction to fire tests when tested to BS EN ISO 1182:2002, Reaction to fire tests for building products - Noncombustibility test or BS EN ISO 1716:2002 Reaction to fire tests for building products - Determination of the gross calorific value and BS EN 13823:2002, Reaction to fire tests for building products - Building products excluding floorings exposed to the thermal attack by a single burning item.
Table A7 is shown below:
 Find out more
 Related articles on Designing Buildings Wiki
- ACM cladding.
- Approved document B.
- Automatic fire detection and alarm systems, an introductory guide to components and systems BR 510.
- Automatic fire sprinkler systems: A good practice guide.
- BS EN 13501-1.
- External fire spread, Supplementary guidance to BR 187 incorporating probabilistic and time-based approaches.
- External fire spread: building separation and boundary distances (BR 187).
- Fire and rescue service.
- Fire authority.
- Fire damper.
- Fire detection and alarm system.
- Fire detector.
- Fire door.
- Fire in buildings.
- Fire performance of external thermal insulation for walls of multistorey buildings, third edition (BR 135).
- Fire protection engineering.
- Fire resistance.
- Fire safety design.
- Firefighting route.
- Grenfell Tower fire.
- Joint fire code.
- Protected escape route.
- Managing risks in existing buildings: An overview of UK risk-based legislation for commercial and industrial premises (FB 86).
- Means of escape.
- The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
- The role of codes, standards and approvals in delivering fire safety.
Featured articles and news
Wall covering used to insulate rooms and fight against rising damp.
New eligibility criteria for EU nationals explained.
Click and lock flooring.
Recovery Advice for Business scheme launches.
Insight paper examines nuclear and net zero goals.
Suburban Americana with a secret past.
New planning rules to protect theatres, concert halls and music venues.
Public engagement in London Borough of Enfield's heritage strategy.
Engineering services in the spotlight.
The Government's Summer 2020 economic update.
Getting organised below the surface.
Securing suitable water systems.