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ULC-S557

2nd Edition, November 1, 2006

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STANDARD FOR BACK-PACK FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

Includes all amendments and changes through Reaffirmation Notice , July 2014


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  • Revision: 2nd Edition, November 1, 2006
  • Published Date: July 2014
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: ULC Standards (ULC)
  • Page Count: 24
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

These requirements apply to the construction and performance of back-pack fire extinguishers for use in fighting forest, brush, and grass fires. Back-pack extinguishers shall be classified under the following types:

Type 1 - Rigid Metal Tank

Type 2 - Rigid Plastic Tank

Type 3 - Soft Tank

Back-pack fire extinguishers are intended for use with water, wetting agents, and Class A foams.

NOTE: Reference to each applicable Test Method for a requirement is indicated by the letters TM and the appropriate Clause or Subsection number in parentheses in the right hand margin.