• NFPA 556 : 2016

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    GUIDE ON METHODS FOR EVALUATING FIRE HAZARD TO OCCUPANTS OF PASSENGER ROAD VEHICLES

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy

    Superseded date:  16-07-2019

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2016

    Publisher:  National Fire Protection Association

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    Chapter 1 - Administration
    Chapter 2 - Referenced Publications
    Chapter 3 - Definitions
    Chapter 4 - Types of Vehicles
    Chapter 5 - General Description of Passenger Road
                 Vehicle Fires and Background Information
    Chapter 6 - Approach to Evaluating Passenger Road
                 Vehicle Fire Hazard
    Chapter 7 - Objectives and Design Criteria
    Chapter 8 - Selecting Candidate Design
    Chapter 9 - Typical Fire Scenarios to Be Investigated
    Chapter 10 - Evaluation Methods and Tools
    Chapter 11 - Individual Fire Scenarios
    Chapter 12 - Further Guidance
    Annex A - Explanatory Material
    Annex B - Fire Retardants
    Annex C - Informational References
    Index

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Gives guidance toward a systematic approach of the determination of the relationship between the properties of passenger road vehicles, including the materials, components and systems, and the development of hazardous conditions in the vehicle.

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    Document Type Standard
    Product Note THIS STANDARD IS ALSO REFERES TO :ECE R34.01,JIS D 1201
    Publisher National Fire Protection Association
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    NFPA 92 : 2018 SMOKE CONTROL SYSTEMS
    NFPA 301 : 2018 SAFETY TO LIFE FROM FIRE ON MERCHANT VESSELS
    NFPA 921 : 2017 GUIDE FOR FIRE AND EXPLOSION INVESTIGATIONS

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    ASTM E 2574/E2574M : 2017 : REDLINE Standard Test Method for Fire Testing of School Bus Seat Assemblies
    CFR 49(PTS400-571) : OCT 2017 TRANSPORTATION
    UL 9:8ED 2009-07 Standard for Fire Tests of Window Assemblies
    NFPA 921 : 2017 GUIDE FOR FIRE AND EXPLOSION INVESTIGATIONS
    ASTM D 5132 : 2017 : REDLINE Standard Test Method for Horizontal Burning Rate of Polymeric Materials Used in Occupant Compartments of Motor Vehicles
    NFPA 270 : 2013 STANDARD TEST METHOD FOR MEASUREMENT OF SMOKE OBSCURATION USING A CONICAL RADIANT SOURCE IN A SINGLE CLOSED CHAMBER
    NFPA 101 : 2018 LIFE SAFETY CODE
    ASTM D 6113 : 2016 : REDLINE Standard Test Method for Using a Cone Calorimeter to Determine Fire-Test-Response Characteristics of Insulating Materials Contained in Electrical or Optical Fiber Cables
    ASTM E 2102 : 2017 : REDLINE Standard Test Method for Measurement of Mass Loss and Ignitability for Screening Purposes Using a Conical Radiant Heater
    NFPA 289 : 2013 STANDARD METHOD OF FIRE TEST FOR INDIVIDUAL FUEL PACKAGES
    ASTM E 2067 : 2015 : REDLINE Standard Practice for Full-Scale Oxygen Consumption Calorimetry Fire Tests
    ISO 3795:1989 Road vehicles, and tractors and machinery for agriculture and forestry — Determination of burning behaviour of interior materials
    ANSI/SAE Z26.1:1996 SAFETY GLAZING MATERIALS FOR GLAZING MOTOR VEHICLES AND MOTOR VEHICLE EQUIPMENT OPERATING ON LAND HIGHWAYS - SAFETY STANDARD
    NFPA SFPE PERFORMANCE BASED FIRE PROT : 2006 SFPE ENGINEERING GUIDE TO PERFORMANCE-BASED FIRE PROTECTION
    ASTM D 3675 : 2017 : REDLINE TEST METHOD FOR SURFACE FLAMMABILITY OF FLEXIBLE CELLULAR MATERIALS USING A RADIANT HEAT ENERGY SOURCE
    ASTM E 1546 : 2015 : REDLINE Standard Guide for Development of Fire-Hazard-Assessment Standards
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    NFPA 260 : 2013 STANDARD METHODS OF TESTS AND CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM FOR CIGARETTE IGNITION RESISTANCE OF COMPONENTS OF UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE
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    ASTM E 1474 : 2014 : REDLINE Standard Test Method for Determining the Heat Release Rate of Upholstered Furniture and Mattress Components or Composites Using a Bench Scale Oxygen Consumption Calorimeter
    NFPA 261 : 2013 TEST FOR DETERMINING RESISTANCE OF MOCK-UP UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE MATERIAL ASSEMBLIES TO IGNITION BY SMOLDERING CIGARETTES
    SAE J 2464 : 2009 ELECTRIC AND HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE RECHARGEABLE ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM (RESS) SAFETY AND ABUSE TESTING
    NFPA 555 : 2017 METHODS FOR EVALUATING POTENTIAL FOR ROOM FLASHOVER
    BS EN 13823 : 2010 REACTION TO FIRE TESTS FOR BUILDING PRODUCTS - BUILDING PRODUCTS EXCLUDING FLOORINGS EXPOSED TO THE THERMAL ATTACK BY A SINGLE BURNING ITEM
    NFPA 257 : 2017 FIRE TEST FOR WINDOW AND GLASS BLOCK ASSEMBLIES
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    ASTM E 162 : 2016 : REDLINE Standard Test Method for Surface Flammability of Materials Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source
    NFPA 253 : 2015 STANDARD METHOD OF TEST FOR CRITICAL RADIANT FLUX OF FLOOR COVERING SYSTEMS USING A RADIANT HEAT ENERGY SOURCE
    ASTM E 1354 : 2017 : REDLINE Standard Test Method for Heat and Visible Smoke Release Rates for Materials and Products Using an Oxygen Consumption Calorimeter
    ASTM E 1623 : 2016 : REDLINE Standard Test Method for Determination of Fire and Thermal Parameters of Materials, Products, and Systems Using an Intermediate Scale Calorimeter (ICAL)
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