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Approvals & Testing

All cover guard® products are flame retardant and meet a variety of international standards and approvals.

Flame Retardant Certificate
LPCB Approved to LPS 1207
Certification Number 1058a/01/02/03






  • Small Flame test – carried out to BS476: Part 12 1991
  • Large Flame test – using crib no. 7 from BS 5852
  • Smoke & Toxic Gas Emission – using equipment and details as per EN2824, EN2825 & EN2826
  • Oxygen Index – carried out according to BS2782: part 1: method 141: 1986

All items tested passed and satisfy these requirements.

Other tests that products have been subjected to include:

  • IMO resolution A.471 (XIII) as amended by resolution IMO A652 (14) – carried out by Warrington Fire Research.
  • FAR part 25: Appendix F, part 4 "Vertical Test" – carried out by Warrington Fire Research.
  • French M1 Standard – carried out by SME Centre de Recherches da Bouchet and Laboratiore National D’essais.

Full test reports and, where applicable, certificates are available upon request.

cover guard® is used extensively at the Babcock Marine site in Plymouth, as well as being recommended by the MOD.

cover guard® is recognised and approved for use by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency as well as holding Lloyds Register of Shipping approval.

Please contact us for further information, individual product approvals and case studies.