2005/823/EC: Commission Decision of 22 November 2005 amending Decision 2001/671/EC implementing Council Directive 89/106/EEC as regards the classification of the external fire performance of roofs and roof coverings (notified under document number C(2005)

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Published: 2005-11-22

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25.11.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 307/53

COMMISSION DECISION

of 22 November 2005
amending Decision 2001/671/EC implementing Council Directive 89/106/EEC as regards the classification of the external fire performance of roofs and roof coverings
(notified under document number C(2005) 4437)
(Text with EEA relevance)
(2005/823/EC)
THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,
Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,
Having regard to Council Directive 89/106/EEC of 21 December 1988 on the approximation of laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States relating to construction products (1), and in particular Article 20(2)(a) thereof,
Whereas:

(1)

Commission Decision 2001/671/EC of 21 August 2001 implementing Council Directive 89/106/EEC as regards the classification of the external fire performance of roofs and roof coverings (2) established a classification system for the external fire performance of roofs and roof coverings.

(2)

Following a review additional classes should be introduced to accommodate the regulatory needs of Ireland and the United Kingdom.

(3)

Decision 2001/671/EC should therefore be amended accordingly.

(4)

The measures provided for in this Decision are in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Committee on Construction,
HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:
Article 1
The Annex to Decision 2001/671/EC is amended in accordance with the Annex to this Decision.
Article 2
This Decision is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 22 November 2005.


For the Commission

Günter VERHEUGEN


Vice-President




(1)  OJ L 40, 11.2.1989, p. 12. Directive as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 1882/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ L 284, 31.10.2003, p. 1).

(2)  OJ L 235, 4.9.2001, p. 20.

ANNEX
The Annex to Decision 2001/671/EC is amended as follows.

1.
the section entitled PREAMBLE is amended as follows:
(a)

the first paragraph is replaced by ‘ENV 1187:2002 and subsequently upgraded versions shall be applied. The upgraded version shall include, inter alia, new revisions/amendments of the ENV or the EN version of this standard’;

(b)

in the second paragraph ‘CR 1187:2001’ is replaced by ‘ENV 1187:2002’ and in the second line, ‘three’ is replaced by ‘four’;

2.
the section entitled ‘SYMBOLS’ is amended as follows:
(a)

in the first line, the word ‘three’ is replaced by ‘four’;

(b)

all references to ‘CR 1187:2001’ shall be replaced by ‘ENV 1187:2002’;

(c)

‘— ENV 1187:2002 test 4: XROOF (t4) where t4 = burning brand + wind + supplementary radiant heat’ is inserted after the line for CR 1187:2001 test 3;

3.
in the table the following rows are added:
Test method

Class

Classification criteria

‘ENV 1187:2002 test 4

BROOF (t4)

All of the following conditions must be satisfied:


No penetration of roof system within 1 hour



In the preliminary test, after withdrawal of test flame, specimens burn for
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