Fire Safety standards for buildings products in the EU are shaped by the Construction Products Regulation (CPR), which sets a number of essential requirements. However, testing methods called on by the CPR do not always reflect real life fire behaviour of buildings materials. Moreover, they have not been revised since 2002 and are based on data from the 90s.
How can the EU ensure that its fire safety regulations for construction products keep pace with the developments in the industry?
Here is our proposal.