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Band ColourTypeSuitable for
RedWaterA
White and RedWater MistA B C E F
BlueDry Powder(possible A) B C E
CreamFoamA B
BlackCarbon Dioxide Gas(possible B) E
YellowWet Chemical(possible A) F
GreenVapourising Liquid(specialist use)
Modern fire extinguishers usually have a red casing. They should also have a coloured band to identify the type of extinguisher. Vapourising liquid relates to extinguishers similar to the old Halon gas. Modern regulations prohibit the use of Halon within normal environments
 
The fire categories are
A - Combustible material (paper, wood, etc.)
B - Flammable liquid
C - Flammable gas
D - Metal fires
E - Electrical
F - Cooking oil and fat fires
Fire Safety Signage
Fire Alarm Sign Fire Alarm
Fire Extinguisher Sign Fire Extinguish
Fire Hose Sign Fire Hose
Fire Ladder Sign Fire Ladder
Emergency Telephone Sign Emergency Telephone
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