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Development of Standardized Cooking Fires for Evaluation of Prevention Technologies: Data Analysis

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Author(s)

Joshua Dinaburg, daniel gottuck

Abstract

Beginning in 2010, the Foundation began a program to review the potential effectiveness of various technologies potentially capable of preventing cooking range top fires. A workshop conducted as part of that project considered the emergence of commercial products on the market and identified the need to develop standardized tests and criteria to evaluate the performance and effectiveness of such devices. This report summarizes and analyzes the results of two live fire test series conducted to form the basis for such a test protocol.
Citation
Grant/Contract Reports (NISTGCR) - 15-917-36
Report Number
15-917-36

Keywords

fire safety, cooking fires, stovetop fires, fire prevention, fire standards
Created May 27, 2015, Updated January 27, 2020