CPR

Flame Retardant Treatments
Flame Retardant Treatments for Timber – An Overview
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Flame Retardant (FR) chemical treatments for timber work by reducing its ignitability, slowing down the surface spread of flame and, as a result, reducing the heat released. This allows more time for escape in a fire situation.
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Fire Rated Wood-based Products & CPR
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CE marking of construction products (those and only those covered by a harmonised European standard) is mandatory under the Construction Products Regulation (CPR). Harmonised standards include guidance on the minimum information that should be included with the CE mark.
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Understanding The Flame Retardant Treated Wood Supply Chain
Understanding The Flame Retardant Treated Wood Supply Chain
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Those who manufacture construction products for which a Harmonised European standard exists have an obligation to draw up a Declaration of Performance (DoP) and apply a CE mark when the product is first placed on the market. The key CPR definitions are explained in Guidance Note WPA FR 4.
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