Identified with a RED label, these are suitable for fires on wood, paper, plastics, soft furnishings/textiles etc. Suitable for Class A fires.
Marked with a CREAM label. Suitable for Class A & B fires
Marked with a BLUE label, and suitable for Class A, B & C fires. Not advised for use inside unless unavoidable due to loss of visibility and possible breathing restrictions.
Carbon dioxide extinguishers (CO2)
Marked with a BLACK label. Suitable for Class E fires. Ideal for areas with lots of electrical equipment, such as server rooms
Wet chemical extinguishers
Marked with a YELLOW label. Suitable for Class A, B & F fires.
Intended for use on hot oil fires, such as deep fat fryers. They can also be used on an individual whose clothing has caught fire.