London Fire Brigade

Multi-layer paints

London Fire Brigade commissioned Bureau Veritasa to produce a report on the fire risks associated with multi-layer paints.

This report is available from the links provided below:

Fire Risks and multi-layer Paints  ( PDF, 434KB) – a document by Bureau Veritas Fire Science outlining the fire risks associated with multi-layer paints and how they can help to provide a solution to the problem.

Fire Risk Assessment of multi-layer paints ( PDF, 3.87Mb) – a presentation by Bureau Veritas outlining the issues with multi-layer paints and how they can assist in addressing the risks.

Measurement of multi-layer paints  ( PDF, 172Kb) case study – a report compiled by Bureau Veritas for the London Fire Brigade following a fire in a residential block in London where  fire spread was due to the existence of multi-layer paint in common stair areas.