SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 2000

Fire Hazard Testing in the International Electrotechnical Commission Standards: An Overview of IEC TC 89 Activities


This paper presents an overview of the activities of IEC TC 89—Fire hazard testing. It covers the history of the committee, its status within the IEC and its philosophy of risk reduction. It describes the current publications and projects of IEC TC 89, plus new work as well as the description and activities of its eight working groups.

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Maennling, NN
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Developed by Committee: D09
Pages: 24–29
DOI: 10.1520/STP13452S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5427-8
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-2613-8