BS 7175 Fire Resistant Blankets

Original price was: £40.25.Current price is: £33.48. ( £40.18 Inc. VAT )

Model Number: NH-98453

Brand: Niche Healthcare 

Product Details:

  • 100% Flame Retardant (FR) Polyester
  • Complies with British Standard (BS) 7175 (Source 7)
  • Size: 178 x 228 cm
  • Highly Durable
  • Machine Washable, Tumble Dry
  • Only available in White
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BS 7175 Fire Resistant Blankets

Fire Safety In Healthcare Settings & Premises

The references to “high risk” or “high hazard” refer to furniture and furnishings used in accommodation for the following groups:
the elderly;
people with learning difficulties;
young people with disabilities;
medium secure and secure premises for people with mental health problems

BS 7175 describes methods of test for the ignitability of bed covers and pillows, individually and in combination, when subjected to smouldering and flaming types of ignition sources of different severities. It is divided into five sections as follows:

1. general application;
2. pillows and continental quilts tested with smouldering and flaming ignition sources;
3. individual bedcovers (including mattress covers, sheets, pillowslips, blankets, bedspreads and continental quilt covers) tested with smouldering and flaming ignition sources;
4. composites of known bed covers and pillows tested with smouldering and flaming ignition sources;
5. final examination of test specimens and test reports.

Burning Of Textiles

Inherently flame-retardant fibres in which the properties are a feature of the fibre structure;
flame-retardant-treated fibres which contain a flame-retardant which is added at the fibre extrusion or fabric finishing stage.



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