UNE-EN 1869:2021 Fire blankets
UNE EN 1869 has been created and approved by CEN/TC 70 Technical Committee "Manual equipments to protection against fire" reaching the national standard rank. According to CEN/CENELEC Internal Rule, the following countries are forced to adopt this European Rule: Germany, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Luxemburg, Norway, Netherlands, Portugal, United Kingdom, Sweden and Switzerland.
The specific European rule for the product, UNE-EN 1869:1997, is set in three sections that define and set the qualifications by items on the marketplace in order to guarantee the safe use of the product
- Manufacture. The confection details are established to guarantee operativility and handling (handles, weight, flexibility and blanket's consistency as well as its electrical resistance to ensure its safe use in fires closer to electrical sources).
- Efectivity against fire. A test method is established to guarantee the extintion efectivity. Blankets should be capable to carry, suffocate and cool a fire set hby three liters of warm edible oil.
- Marking. Content and the form of minimal information contained by product's packaging is fixed.