STANDARD FOR SAFETY Fire Testing of Fire Extinguishing Systems for Protection of Commercial Cooking Equipment
1.1 These requirements cover the performance during fire tests of pre-engineered fire extinguishing
system units intended for the protection of commercial cooking equipment for restaurants, cafeterias and
other similar venues. For installation requirements, see the following documents: NFPA 17, Standard for
Dry Chemical Extinguishing Systems; NFPA 96, Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of
Commercial Cooking Operations; NFPA 17A, Standard for Wet Chemical Extinguishing Systems; and the
National Building Code of Canada. Note that local authorities having jurisdiction should be consulted prior
1.2 Pre-engineered fire extinguishing system units, agents, or both shall also comply with the
requirements for construction and performance as applicable to specific types, designs, sizes, and
arrangements. Such additional requirements include ANSI/CAN/UL/ULC 1254 and are not within the
scope of these requirements for fire tests.
1.3 The term "product" as used in this standard refers to all fire extinguishing systems or any part thereof
covered by the requirements unless specifically noted otherwise.