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TABLE 11A : LIST OF REGULATED FIRE SAFETY PRODUCTS & MATERIALS
S/NProducts / MaterialsAcceptable StandardsCertification SchemeSurveillance Regime
TestingFactory/Site Inspection
1.Fire alarm
1a.Fire alarm panel(a) EN 54-2; and
(b) EN 54-4; and
(c) SS CP 10.
Scheme 5, or
Scheme 1b (Labels issued)
Scheme 5 – At least once annually or by trigger (every 200 labels)
Critical electrical (frequency, voltage) input and output; verify design deviation; verify functionality; verify visual & audio indicators)
Scheme 5 – At least once annually or by trigger (every 200 labels)
Scheme 1b – Batch testing Critical electrical (frequency, voltage) input and output; verify design deviation; verify functionality; verify visual & audio indicators) Scheme 1b - Not Applicable
1b.Home fire alarm device (i.e. smoke detectors) (11) (a) EN 14604, or
(b) AS 3786, or
(c) UL 217.
(Refer to Cl.6.3.6 for more information)
Scheme 2 (No label issued) Annual surveillance test
(Applicable for products that had done their full testing locally)
Not Applicable
2.Fire pump(a) AS 2941, or
(b) UL 448, or
(c) FMRC Class 1311, or
(d) FMRC Class 1319
Scheme 5 (Labels issued) AS – Annual testing
FM/UL – Annual testing (Submission of reports shall include surveillance inspection & testing.)
At least once annually
3.Fire-rated partition (16) Materials are listed under BS 476-4 or BS 476-11 or EN 13501-1 (min. A2 class) under PLS Scheme 2
3.1Compartment wall (a) BS 476-22 or EN 1364-1 or AS 1530-4 or ASTM E119 or ISO 834-8; and
(b) Timber products: See section on cross/glued laminated timber.
Scheme 5 (DoC (1) issued) Site inspection triggered by DoC (every 3500m2)
Annual surveillance test on material under Scheme 2
At least once annually
3.2Protected shaft enclosing lift (2) (a) BS 476-22 or EN 1364-1 or AS 1530-4 or ASTM E119 or ISO 834-8; and
(b) BS 5234-2; and
(c) BS EN 520 (for gypsum plaster board); and
(d) ISO 1896 (for calcium silicate or cement board); and
(e) Cyclic loading & dynamic test as specified under Cl.3.8.8
Scheme 5 (DoC issued) Site inspection triggered by DoC (every 3500m2)
Annual surveillance test on material under Scheme 2
At least once annually
3.3Protected shaft enclosing staircase or services (a) BS 476-22 or EN 1364-1 or AS 1530-4 or ASTM E119 or ISO 834-8; and
(b) BS 5234-2; and
(c) EN 520 (for gypsum plaster board); and
(d) ISO 1896 (for calcium silicate or cement board)
Scheme 5 (DoC issued) Site inspection triggered by DoC (every 3500m2)
Annual surveillance test on material under Scheme 2
At least once annually
4.Fire-rated floor (16) Materials are listed under BS 476-4 or BS 476-11 or EN 13501-1 (min. A2 class) under PLS Scheme 2
4.1Fire-rated floor (2)(a) BS 476-21 or AS 1530-4 or ISO 834-5; and
(b) Timber products: See section on cross/glued laminated timber
Scheme 5 (DoC issued) Site inspection triggered by DoC (every 3500m2)
Annual surveillance test on material under Scheme 2
At least once annually
5.Fire-rated ceiling (16) Materials are listed under BS 476-4 or BS 476-11 or EN 13501-1 (min. A2 class) under PLS Scheme 2
5.1Compartmentation (a) BS 476-22 or EN 1364-2 or AS 1530-4 or ASTM E119 or ISO 834-9; and
(b) Timber products: See section on cross/glued laminated timber
Scheme 5 (DoC issued) Site inspection triggered by DoC (every 3500m2)
Annual surveillance test on material under Scheme 2
At least once annually
5.2Protection to steel beams that support RC floor (2) (a) BS 476-23, or
(b) AS 1530-4, or
(c) ISO 834-5
Scheme 5 (DoC issued)

Site inspection triggered by DoC (every 3500m2)
Annual surveillance test on material under Scheme 2

At least once annually
5.3Protection to timber/ steel flooring (2) (a) BS 476-21, or
(b) AS 1530-4, or
(c) ISO 834-5
Scheme 5 (DoC issued) Site inspection triggered by DoC (every 3500m2)
Annual surveillance test on material under Scheme 2
At least once annually
6.Fire-rated Enclosure/ spraying material (16)
Materials are listed under BS 476-4 or BS 476-11 or EN 13501-1 (min. A2 class) under PLS Scheme 2
6.1Protection to steel structure (2) (3) (a) BS 476-21 or AS 1530-4 or ISO 834-6 & ISO 834-7; and
(b) BS 5234-2; and
(c) EN 520 (gypsum plaster board); and
(d) ISO 1896 (calcium silicate or cement board)
Scheme 5 (DoC issued) Site inspection triggered by DoC (every 3500m2)
Annual surveillance test on material under Scheme 2
At least once annually
6.2Protection to firefighting system i.e. sprinkler, rising mains, hydrant, etc. (4) (a) FSB/PSB/001, or
(b) AS 1530-4 (Including Pipe insulation criteria on fire side, 500mm from wall, shall not exceed 75 deg. C)
Scheme 5 (DoC issued) Site inspection triggered by DoC (every 3500m2)
Annual surveillance test on material under Scheme 2
At least once annually
6.3Protection to building service i.e. cables, sanitary pipes, chilled water pipes, etc. (a) BS 476-20, or
(b) AS 1530-4, or
(c) ASTM E119, or
(d) ISO 834-1
Scheme 5 (DoC issued) Site inspection triggered by DoC (every 3500m2)
Annual surveillance test on material under Scheme 2
At least once annually
7.Smoke Curtain/Barrier (16) Materials are listed under EN 13501-1 (min. Class B) under PLS Scheme 2
7.1Smoke curtain/barrier EN 12101-1 Scheme 1b (Labels issued) Annual surveillance test on material under Scheme 2 Not Applicable
8.Fire-rated duct system (16) Materials are listed under BS 476-4 or BS 476-11 or EN 13501-1 (min. A2 class) under PLS Scheme 2
8.1Fire-rated duct system, e.g. ventilation, smoke-extraction and/or kitchen exhaust ducting system (6) (a) BS 476-24, or
(b) AS 1530-4, or
(c) EN 1366-1, or
(d) EN 1366-8, or
(e) EN 1366-9
Scheme 5 (DoC issued) Site inspection triggered by DoC (every 3500m²)
Annual surveillance test on material under Scheme 2
At least once annually
9.Fire extinguishing system for kitchen hood UL 300 Scheme 5 (Labels issued) Site inspection triggered by DoC (every 50 labels) or min. once per year At least once annually
10.Fire stopping material (including fire-rated collar) For penetration gaps and linear joints:
(a) BS 476-20, or
(b) AS 1530-4, or
(c) EN 1366-3, or
(d) EN 1366-4, or
(e) ASTM E814.

For curtain wall application:
ASTM E2307
Scheme 5 (DoC issued) At least once annual site surveillance, or Site inspection triggered by DoC (every 1000 openings/ metre run) At least once annually
11.Fire-rated glass block/ glass partition/glass Panel (7) (a) BS 476-22 or EN 1364-1 or AS 1530-4 or ASTM E119 or ISO 834-8; and
(b) BS 6206 or AS 2208 or EN 12600.
Scheme 5 (DoC issued) Not Applicable for glass block   Fire-rated glass partition - Impact test once every 3 years At least once annually
12.Exit sign (powered electrically) 1. IEC 60598-2-22; and
2. SS 563-1 or ISO 30061; and
3. SS 563-2.
Scheme 5, or Scheme 1b (Labels issued) Scheme 5 – At least once annually or by trigger (every 2000 labels) Scheme 5 – At least once annually or by trigger (every 2000 labels)
Scheme 1b – Batch testing; Full tests over 3 years Scheme 1b – Not Applicable
13.Emergency lighting (self- contained) (a) IEC 60598-2-22; and
(b) SS 563-1 or ISO 30061; and
(c) SS 563-2.
Scheme 5, or Scheme 1b (Labels issued) Scheme 5 – At least once annually or by trigger (every 2000 labels) Scheme 5 – At least once annually or by trigger (every 2000 labels)
Scheme 1b – Batch testing; Full tests over 3 years Scheme 1b – Not Applicable
14.Battery system (for exit signs and emergency lighting) (a) SS 563-1 or ISO 30061; and
(b) SS 563-2 or AS/NZS 2293-1.
Scheme 5, or Scheme 1b (Labels issued) Scheme 5 – At least once annually or by trigger (every 2000 labels) Scheme 5 – At least once annually or by trigger (every 2000 labels)
Scheme 1b – Batch testing; Full tests over 3 years Scheme 1b – Not Applicable
15.Self-luminous sign (powered by radioactive material) (a) UL 924 and
(b) SS 508-1 or ISO 3864-1; and
(c) SS 508-2 or ISO 3864-2; and
(d) SS 508-3 or ISO 3864-3; and
(e) SS 508-5 or ISO 7010; and
(f) SS 563-1 or ISO 30061 (Clause 10.5 of SS 563-1 shall be complied with for determination of the viewing distance with distance factor (Z) fixed at 50); and
(g) For “EXIT” sign: SS 563-2 (Clause C2)
Scheme 5, or Scheme 1b (Labels issued) Scheme 5 – At least once annually or by trigger (every 2000 labels) Scheme 5 – At least once annually or by trigger (every 2000 labels)
Scheme 1b – Batch testing; Full tests over 3 years Scheme 1b – Not Applicable
16.Fire hose reel EN 671-1 Scheme 5, or Scheme 1b (Labels issued)

Scheme 5 – At least once annually or by trigger (every 1500 labels)

Full tests over 5 years per type

Scheme 5 – At least once annually or by trigger (every 1500 labels)
Scheme 1b – Batch testing (full tests)Scheme 1b – Not Applicable
17.Firefighting hose / Lay-flat fire hose BS 6391 Scheme 5, or Scheme 1b (Labels issued)

Scheme 5 – At least once annually or by trigger (every 1000 labels)

Full tests over 5 years per type

Scheme 5 – At least once annually or by trigger (every 1000 labels)
Scheme 1b – Batch testing (full tests) Scheme 1b – Not Applicable
18.Auditorium Seats (8) BS 5852, Clause 12 (Ignition source 0, 1 & 5) Scheme 1b (Labels issued) Batch testing covering clause 12 Not Applicable
19.Fire damper For fire test:
(a) SS 333 Clause 6.3, or
(b) AS 1530-4 (The damper shall be tested with the damper at open position at the start of fire test and be able to completely close during the first 90 sec of the test.), or
(c) ISO 834-8 & ISO 834-9 (The damper shall be tested with the damper at open position at the start of fire test and be able to completely close during the first 90 sec of the test.).

For air-leakage test:
(a) SS 333 Clause 6.4, or
(b) ISO 5167 and ISO 7244, or
(c) EN 1751 Clause 5.2.1 to 5.2.4 (Note: The requirements for sub-items 2,3 & 4 shall be as specified in SS 333 Clause 6.4).

For closing reliability test:
(a) SS 333 Clause 6.5, or
(b) UL 555 Clause 11.2.
For spring closing force test:
(a) SS 333 Clause 6.6, or
(b) UL 555 Clause 13.
Scheme 1b (Labels issued)

Scheme 1b – At least once annually. Full test over 3 years:
(a) Fire test; and

(b) Air leakage test; and
(c) Reliability test; and
(d) Spring closing test (if applicable).

Not Applicable
20.Fire-rated door (14) (a) SS 332 Clause 4 or EN 1634-1; and
(b) For fire-rated glass door Impact test: BS 6206 or AS 2208 or EN 12600.
Scheme 5, or Scheme 1b (Labels issued) Fire test:
Timber/Composite door - At least once annually
Steel/Glass door – Once every 3 years
Impact test for fire-rated glass door – Once every 3 years
Scheme 5 - At least once annually or by trigger (every 500 labels) - Factory or site
Scheme 1b - Not Applicable
21.Bin/linen chute door (a) BS 476-22, or
(b) EN 1634-1, or
(c) AS 1530-4.
Scheme 5, or Scheme 1b (Labels issued) Fire test once every 3 years Scheme 5 - At least once annually or by trigger (every 500 labels)
Scheme 1b - Not Applicable
22.Fire-rated lift landing/ dumb waiter door (a) For lift-landing door: BS 476-22 or EN 81-58; and
(b) For fire-rated glass door (Impact test): BS 6206 or AS 2208 or EN 12600.
Scheme 1b (Labels issued) Fire test - once every 3 years
Impact test - once every 3 years
Not Applicable
23.Fire-rated shutter/fire-rated curtain (a) SS 489 Clauses 5 & 4.5.1 or
(b) EN 1634-1 (The fire-rated shutter/fire-rated curtain shall close at between 10 sec and 30 sec.).
Scheme 1b (Labels issued) Batch inspection - No surveillance.
Fire test once every 3 years
Not Applicable
24.Fire-rated / hatch door (a) BS 476-22, or
(b) EN 1634-1, or
(c) AS 1530-4.
Scheme 5, or Scheme 1b (Labels issued) Fire test once every 3 years Scheme 5 - At least once annually or by trigger (every 500 labels)
Scheme 1b - Not Applicable
25.Portable fire extinguisher (5) (a) SS EN 3-7; and
(b) EN 3-8; and
(c) EN 3-9.
(Where applicable)
Scheme 5, or Scheme 1b (Labels issued). Scheme 5 – At least once annually or by trigger (every 5000 labels). Full tests over 5 years per type Scheme 5 - At least once annually or by trigger (every 5000 labels)
Scheme 1b - Batch testing Scheme 1b - Not Applicable
26.Fire-rated cables (a) SS 299-1, or
(b) BS 6387 and BS 7846 (Clauses 16.2 and 16.3).
Scheme 5 (Certified mark printed on cables) Full tests over 3 years At least once annually
27.Intumescent coating system (for protection to steel structure) (9) (a) EN 16623 (for fire resistance test and durability test), or
(b) ISO 834-6 or ISO 834-7 (fire resistance test); and EN 16623 (durability test), or
(c) BS 476-21 or AS 1530-4 (load-bearing fire resistance test); and BS 8202-2 (durability tests).
Scheme 5 (DoC issued) Full durability/fire test over 3 years. At least once annually
28.Landing valve BS 5041-1 Scheme 5, or Scheme 1b (Labels issued).

Scheme 5 – At least once annually or by trigger (every 1500 labels).

Full tests over 5 years per type

Scheme 5 – At least once annually or by trigger (every 1500 labels)
Scheme 1b - Batch testing Scheme 1b - Not Applicable
29.Breeching inlet BS 5041-3 Scheme 5, or Scheme 1b (Labels issued). Scheme 5 – At least once annually or by trigger (every 1000 labels). Full tests over 5 years per type Scheme 5 – At least once annually or by trigger (every 1000 labels)
Scheme 1b - Batch testing Scheme 1b - Not Applicable
30.Raised floor panel (10) (16) (a) BS 476-4, or
(b) BS 476-11, or
(c) EN 13501-1 (min. Class A2 - applicable to the core material of composite construction).
Scheme 2 (No label issued) Annual surveillance test Not Applicable
31.Material for wall/ceiling/ floor construction (16) (a) BS 476-4, or
(b) BS 476-11, or
(c) BS 476-7, or
(d) BS 476-6 & BS 476-7, or
(e) EN 13501-1.
For plastic wall/ceiling/floor construction, refer to Cl.3.15.19 for the testing requirements.
Scheme 2 (No label issued) Annual surveillance test Not Applicable
32.Thermal insulation material (10) (16) (a) BS 476-4, or
(b) BS 476-11, or
(c) BS 476-7, or
(d) BS 476-6 & BS 476-7, or
(e) EN 13501-1 and 2.
For plastic wall/ceiling/floor construction, refer to Cl.3.15.19 for the testing requirements.
Scheme 2 (No label issued) Annual surveillance test Not Applicable
33.Finishing material for wall/ceiling (16) (a) BS 476-4, or
(b) BS 476-11, or
(c) BS 476-7, or
(d) BS 476-6 & BS 476-7, or
(e) EN 13501-1 & 2.
For plastic wall/ceiling finishes, refer to Cl.3.15.19 for the testing requirements.
Scheme 2 (No label issued) Annual surveillance test Not Applicable
34.Roof covering material (15) (16) (a) BS 476-4, or
(b) BS 476-11, or
(c) BS 476-7, or
(d) BS 476-6 & BS 476-7, or
(e) EN 13501-1 or
(f) ASTM E108.
For plastic roof covering, refer to Cl.3.15.19 for the testing requirements.
Scheme 2 (No label issued) Annual surveillance test Not Applicable
35.Composite panel (cladding to external wall) (12) (16)
(Composite panel shall be tested on its core material or as an assembly.)
For test on the core material of composite panel:
(a) BS 476-4, or
(b) BS 476-11, or
(c) BS 476-6 & BS 476-7, or
(d) EN 13501-1, or
Scheme 2 (No label issued) Annual surveillance test Not Applicable
For test on the composite panel assembly:
NFPA 285
Annual surveillance test (finger printing) Not Applicable
36.UPVC window frame material (13) ASTM D635 Scheme 2 (No label issued) Annual surveillance test Not Applicable
37.Door closer/other hardware (14) (a) SS 332: Clause 5, or
(b) EN 179 or EN 1125 or EN 1154 or EN 1155 or EN 1158 or EN 1303 or EN 1527 or EN 1906 or EN 1935 or EN 12051 or EN 12209 (wherever applicable if installed on the fire door).
Scheme 5 (Mark printed on hardware) Annual surveillance test At least once annually
38.Household shelter door Refer to SCDF’s circulars on the:
(a) Technical Requirements of Household Shelters 2001 & Product Listing Scheme for Household Shelter (HS) Door dated 28 Feb 2002; and
(b) Product Listing Scheme (PLS) for Household Shelter (HS) Doors – Revision in Rubber Gasket Specification dated 17 Mar 2004; and
(c) Product Listing Scheme for Household Shelter Doors – Revision in Cathode Electro-Deposition (CED) Coating Test Specification dated 8 Feb 2006.
Scheme 5 (Labels issued) Once every 3 years for cyclic test.
Annually for water tightness test, dimension check, CED coating test & rubber gasket test
At least once annually or by trigger (every 200 labels)
39.Storey shelter door Refer to SCDF’s circular on the Product Listing Scheme (PLS) for Storey Shelter (SS) Door dated 8 Feb 2006 Scheme 5 (Labels issued) Once every 3 years for cyclic test.
Annually for water tightness test, dimension check, CED coating test & rubber gasket test
At least once annually or by trigger (every 200 labels)
40.Cross/glued laminated timber (a) EN 1363-1; and
(b) EN 1364-1 or EN 1365-1.
Scheme 5 (DoC issued) Site inspection triggered by DoC (every 3500m2).
Annual surveillance test on material under Scheme 2
At least once annually
41.Finishing material for floor For plastic floor finishes, refer to Cl.3.15.19 of for the testing requirements. Scheme 2 (No label issued) Annual surveillance test Not Applicable
42.Solar Photo-voltaic (PV) roof-mounted module Materials are listed under IEC 61730-2 with a min. fire performance rating of Class C under PLS Scheme 2
42.1Solar Photo-voltaic (PV) roof-mounted module IEC 61730-2 (for fire test only) Scheme 2 (No label issued) Biennial surveillance fire test Not Applicable
43Coldroom material For non-fire-rated coldroom material:
(a) Flame spread test: EN 13501-1; and
(b) Toxicity emission test: EN 45545-2; and
(c) Smoke density test: EN 13501-1.
Scheme 5 (DoC issued) Annual surveillance test on material
Site inspection triggered by DoC (every 3500m2)
At least once annually
For fire-rated coldroom material:
(a) Fire resistance test: BS 476-22 or EN 1364-1 or AS 1530-4 or ASTM E119 or ISO 834-8; and
(b) Flame spread test: EN 13501-1; and
(c) Toxicity emission test: EN 45545-2; and
(d) Smoke density test: EN 13501-1.
Scheme 5 (DoC issued) Annual surveillance test on material
Site inspection triggered by DoC (every 3500m2)
At least once annually
Note :
(1) = “DoC” stands for “Declaration of Compliance”.
(2) = ASTM E119 are not acceptable for load-bearing elements.
(3) = Cl.3.3.6 shall be complied with.
(4) = The insulation criterion shall be at least 30 minutes.
(5) = SS EN 3-7 is not a full adoption of EN 3-7. The modifications are described in the National Forward of SS EN 3-7.
(6) = Insulation criteria of ducting system shall have both internal and external rating.
(7) = Use permitted in sprinkler protected buildings only.
(8) = Requirements apply to upholstered seats and plastic seats, either in fixed position or retractable type.
(9) = For BS 8202 the external system durability test shall include: a) Humidity test, b) washing test, c) Sulphur dioxide test, d) salt spray test, e) heat exposure test, f) natural exposure test, g) control specimen. The internal system durability test shall include: a) Sulphur dioxide test, b) natural exposure test, c) heat exposure test, d) washing test, e) humidity test, f) control specimen. For EN 16623 the durability test shall include type ‘X’ intended for all conditions and type ‘Y’ intended for internal and semi-exposed conditions.
(10) = Materials containing plastics shall not be allowed.
(11) = Local CoC not required unless full testing done locally. For more information, refer to Cl.6.3.6.
(12) = External wall shall have fire-resistance test rating not less than 1 hour.
(13) = Installation of UPVC window frame shall conform to Cl.3.15.20.
(14) = Door closers used in fire-rated door are separately listed under PLS Class Scheme 5.
(15) = Insulating lining shall achieve Class 1 flame spread rating.
(16) = Fire classification of construction products & building elements between Euro class & UK class:


Euro Class (EN 13501-1)UK Class (BS Standard)Remarks
A1Non-Combustible (BS 476 Pt 4)Meeting an EN standard implies that the corresponding BS standard is complied with but not vice-versa.
A2 (or better)Limited Combustibility (BS 476 Pt 11)
B (or better)Class 0 (BS 476-6 & BS 476 Pt 7)
C (or better)Class 1 & 2 (BS 476 Pt 7)
D (or better)Class 3 (BS 476 Pt 7)
E (or better)Class 3 (BS 476 Pt 7)
F (or better)Class 4 (BS 476 Pt 7)