• BS 8492:2009

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    Telecommunications equipment and telecommunications cabling. Code of practice for fire performance and protection

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  31-07-2016

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  30-11-2009

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms, definitions and abbreviations
      3.1 Terms and definitions
      3.2 Abbreviations
    4 Balanced approach to fire threat mitigation
      4.1 General
      4.2 Compartmentation within premises
      4.3 Management of fire threats associated with
          telecommunications cabling infrastructure
      4.4 Additional measures based on installation type
    5 Fire protection measures
      5.1 Containment
      5.2 Detection systems
      5.3 Suppression systems
    6 Fire threat mitigation by cabling component selection
      6.1 General
      6.2 Ignition and flame spread
      6.3 Impact: Heat release
      6.4 Impact: Fire effluent
    Annexes
    Annex A (informative) - Consideration of fire hazard
    Bibliography

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    Provides recommendations for fire performance and fire protection of all types of telecommunications equipment and telecommunications cabling.

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    Committee TCT/7/2
    Development Note Supersedes 09/30166429 DC. (11/2009)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    BS EN 50266-2-5:2001 Common test methods for cables under fire conditions. Test for vertical flame spread of vertically-mounted bunched wires or cables. Procedures Small cables. Category D
    BS EN 60695-7-1:2010 Fire hazard testing Toxicity of fire effluent. General guidance
    BS EN 50289-4-11:2002 Communication cables. Specifications for test methods. Environmental test methods A horizontal integrated fire test method
    BS EN 50174-2 : 2009 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - PART 2: INSTALLATION PLANNING AND PRACTICES INSIDE BUILDINGS
    BS EN 50173:1996 Information technology. Generic cabling systems
    BS EN 61034-2 : 2005 MEASUREMENT OF SMOKE DENSITY OF CABLES BURNING UNDER DEFINED CONDITIONS PART 2: TEST PROCEDURE AND REQUIREMENTS
    DD IEC/TS 60695-7-3:2004 Fire hazard testing Toxicity of fire effluent. Use and interpretation of test results
    IEC 60695-5-1:2002 Fire hazard testing - Part 5-1: Corrosion damage effects of fire effluent - General guidance
    BS EN 50267-2-2:1999 Common test methods for cables under fire conditions. Tests on gases evolved during combustion of materials from cables. Procedures Determination of degree of acidity of gases for materials by measuring pH and conductivity - Determination of degree of acidity of gases for materials by measuring pH and conductivity
    PD IEC/TR 60695-1-21:2008 Fire hazard testing Guidance for assessing the fire hazard of electrotechnical products. Ignitability. Summary and relevance of test methods
    BS 25999-1(2006) : 2006 BUSINESS CONTINUITY MANAGEMENT - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS EN ISO 13943:2017 Fire safety. Vocabulary
    BS EN 60695-8-1:2017 Fire hazard testing Heat release. General guidance
    BS EN 60332-1-2 : 2004 TESTS ON ELECTRIC AND OPTICAL FIBRE CABLES UNDER FIRE CONDITIONS - PART 1-2: TEST FOR VERTICAL FLAME PROPAGATION FOR A SINGLE INSULATED WIRE OR CABLE - PROCEDURE FOR 1 KW PRE-MIXED FLAME (IEC 60332-1-2:2004)
    IEC 60695-6-1:2005+AMD1:2010 CSV Fire hazard testing - Part 6-1: Smoke obscuration - General guidance
    PD IEC/TR 60695-8-2:2008 Fire hazard testing Heat release. Summary and relevance of test methods
    DD IEC TS 60695-9-2 : DRAFT 2005 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 9-2: SURFACE SPREAD OF FLAME - SUMMARY AND RELEVANCE OF TEST METHODS
    BS EN 50267-2-1:1999 Common test methods for cables under fire conditions. Tests on gases evolved during combustion of materials from cables. Procedures Determination of the amount of halogen acid gas - Determination of the amount of halogen acid gas
    BS 7671(2008) : 2008 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS
    IEC 60332-1-2:2004+AMD1:2015 CSV Tests on electric and optical fibre cables under fire conditions - Part 1-2: Test for vertical flame propagation for a single insulatedwire or cable - Procedure for 1 kW pre-mixed flame
    BS 31100:2008 RISK MANAGEMENT - CODE OF PRACTICE
    ISO/IEC TR 29125:2010 Information technology Telecommunications cabling requirements for remote powering of terminal equipment
    IEC 60695-9-1:2013 Fire hazard testing - Part 9-1: Surface spread of flame - General guidance
    BS 476-20:1987 Fire tests on building materials and structures Method for determination of the fire resistance of elements of construction (general principles)
    ISO 13571:2012 Life-threatening components of fire Guidelines for the estimation of time to compromised tenability in fires
    IEC 60695-8-1:2016 Fire hazard testing - Part 8-1: Heat release - General guidance
    BS EN ISO 1716:2010 Reaction to fire tests for products. Determination of the gross heat of combustion (calorific value)
    BS EN 60695-6-1 : 2005 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 6-1: SMOKE OBSCURATION - GENERAL GUIDANCE
    IEC 60695-7-1:2010 Fire hazard testing - Part 7-1: Toxicity of fire effluent - General guidance
    BS ISO 10840:2008 Plastics. Guidance for the use of standard fire tests
    DD IEC TS 60695-6-2 : DRAFT 2005 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 6-2: SMOKE OBSCURATION - SUMMARY AND RELEVANCE OF TEST METHODS
    BS 25999-2:2007 Business continuity management Specification
    BS 7974:2001 Application of fire safety engineering principles to the design of buildings. Code of practice
    PD IEC/TR 62222:2012 Fire performance of communication cables installed in buildings
    DD IEC TS 60695-1-20 : DRAFT MAR 2008 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 1-20: GUIDANCE FOR ASSESSING THE FIRE HAZARD OF ELECTROTECHNICAL PRODUCTS - IGNITABILITY - GENERAL GUIDANCE
    BS EN 60695-5-1:2003 Fire hazard testing. Assessment of potential corrosion damage by fire effluent General guidance
    BS EN 60695-9-1:2013 Fire hazard testing Surface spread of flame. General guidance
    IEC 60695-1-11:2014 Fire hazard testing - Part 1-11: Guidance for assessing the fire hazard of electrotechnical products - Fire hazard assessment
    BS EN 62305-4:2011 Protection against lightning Electrical and electronic systems within structures
    IEC 61034-2:2005+AMD1:2013 CSV Measurement of smoke density of cables burning under definedconditions - Part 2: Test procedure and requirements
    BS EN 50266-2-4:2001 Common test methods for cables under fire conditions. Test for vertical flame spread of vertically-mounted bunched wires or cables. Procedures Category C
    IEC 60695-1-10:2016 Fire hazard testing - Part 1-10: Guidance for assessing the fire hazard of electrotechnical products - General guidelines
    PD IEC TR 60695-7-2:2002 Fire hazard testing. Toxicity of fire effluent Summary and relevance of test methods
    BS EN 1366-3:2009 Fire resistance tests for service installations Penetration seals
    BS EN 50310:2016 Telecommunications bonding networks for buildings and other structures
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