Portable Fire Extinguishers

Manufacturers of portable and mobile fire extinguishers are represented in this group.

Our duties

  • This section draws up statements and position papers on current issues relating to portable and mobile fire extinguishers.
  • This section supports the development of European directives. Particular topics include the European Standard for Fire Extinguishers (EN 3); the Pressure Equipment Directive (Directive 2014/68/EU); the Convention for the Transport of Dangerous Goods (European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road/ADR); Guideline to the CLP Regulation (Guidelines on the Application of the Regulation on the Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures).
  • The section has a joint contact forum to discuss common concerns, especially in the field of fire extinguisher maintenance and certification.



Position Paper:

CLP labelling 

Position paper on the importance of portable fire extinguishers in fire protection


Technical Paper:

Guideline for handling non-compliant or non-approved fire extinguishers as part of the service procedure

Guideline for the selection and installation of portable and mobile fire extinguishers


Chairman:  Jérôme Desautel - FFMI

Benoît Babeau - FFMI

Federation francaise des metiers de l`incendie

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92400 Courbevoie / CS 30080
92038 La Defense - CEDEX

Tel.: + 33 (0) 4 26 20 49 88
Email: benoit.babeau@socodes-industries.com