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Do you need a Multi-Class Fire Extinguisher?

What are the benefits of having a Multi-Class Fire Extinguisher on your premises?

Imagine the panic of a fire in your kitchen. Imagine having to carefully choose the correct fire extinguisher. Imagine the disastrous results of choosing the wrong one. Imagine being able to simplify things – just one fire extinguisher type to choose from.

...but the MultiCHEM offers a new solution - a high-performance ABF rated extinguisher.

The MultiCHEM from CommanderEDGE - a ground-breaking and innovative fire extinguisher.

The Multi-class fire extinguisher is no newcomer to the market, but the MultiCHEM offers a new solution - a high-performance ABF rated extinguisher.

Multi-Class Fire Extinguisher - Commander Edge MultiChem - with key points

The 6 litre MultiCHEM fire extinguisher from CommanderEDGE

• The 34A rating gives the industry’s highest available A rating for a 6 litre extinguisher. This means that even in the hands of an untrained and incompetent person the MultiCHEM can tackle a sizeable fire

• A 233B rating gives unsurpassed ability to tackle flammable liquid fires involving large amounts of fuel and a big surface area

• And then to round it all off, the 75F rating enables this unit to be used on deep fat fryer fires

All this in one compact and easily-to-handle multi-class fire extinguisher - the CommanderEDGE MultiCHEM.

In line with the true CommanderEDGE heritage, the MultiCHEM Fire Extinguisher is well-decorated. Kitemarked to BS EN3, MED ‘Ship’s Wheel’ approved, and TUV certified, it has also passed the 35kVa Dielectric Test, making it safe for inadvertent use on live electrical equipment.

Product code: FS6EMC

Product group: CommanderEDGE Foam Extinguishers

Weight: 10.25 kg

Fire Rating - 34A 233B 75F
Kitemarked to BS EN3
MED ‘Ship’s Wheel’ approved
35kVa Dielectric Test Certified
Full 5-year warranty

Class A Class BClass F

What do fire extinguisher ratings mean?

The MultiCHEM Multi-Class Fire Extinguisher range from CommanderEDGE also includes 2 litre and 3 litre fire extinguishers.

Manufacturer's Product Information

Capacity2 Litres3 Litres6 Litres
Fire Rating8A 70B 25F13A 89B 40F34A 233B 75F
Extinguishing MediumFoamFoamFoam
Working Pressure12 bar12bar12 bar
Temperature Range+5°C - +60 °C+5°C - +60 °C+5°C - +60 °C
Cylinder MaterialSteelSteelSteel
Pressurising GasNitrogenNitrogenNitrogen

Commander Contempo Range - Designer Fire Extinguishers

If you are looking for that ‘something extra’ in your fire extinguishers, the ‘Commander Contempo’ range offers three appealing fire extinguisher colours; Polished Gold, Polished Stainless Steel and Brushed Antique Copper.

They can also be supplied with matching fire extinguisher stands and other accessories.

Designer fire extinguishers can be a great choice if, for instance, you have made an investment in the décor and appearance of your particular premises and would prefer to have in place a fire extinguisher in a colour other than red.

Commander Contempo designer fire extinguishers

Perfect for modern bars and restaurants, luxury hotels, contemporary offices and much more, this is fire safety equipment you actually want on show.

Stainless fire extinguishers have additional benefits in that stainless steel is one of the most corrosion-resistant metals known, as well as being very strong. this makes these units amongst the toughest available. Lasting in even the harshest of environments and can also be a good choice where hygiene is important.

CommanderEDGE MultiCHEM Fire Extinguisher - Key Points: 

- Red Body 

- Ideal for flammable liquid fires involving large quantities of fuel and a big surgace area

- Also suitable for deep fat fryer fires

- Suitable Class A, Class B and Class F fires 

- NOT suitable for electrical fires (conducts electricity by jet/pooling


For information on ‘What do fire extinguisher ratings mean?’ please follow the link.

Water fire extinguishers are not recommended for fighting Class C fires (flammable gases, for example, butane and methane), Class B fires (flammable liquids such as petrol), Class F fires (involving, for example, cooking oils and grease), or for fighting fires involving electricity. 

For further information or advice please contact us for assistance. 

Useful information is also available from GOV.UK in their guide for small and medium size businesses: 'Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 - A Short Guide To Making Your Premises Safe From Fire'. 


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