Standard and regulations

Oxygen Reduction Systems (ORS) are categorized as safety systems and therefore they must be designed, planned, built, installed, commissioned, and maintained according specific applicable regulations.

ISOLCELL has obtained the certifications required to supply internationally compliant ORS systems:

  • ÖNORM F 3073: Planning, engineering, assembly, commissioning and servicing of oxygen reduction systems
  • ÖNORM F 3007: Oxygen reduction system
  • ÖNORM F 3008: Oxygen reduction system – CIE UNIT control unit
  • TRVB S 155: Engineering, installation and operation requirements for oxygen reduction systems using nitrogen in buildings from a fire prevention technology standpoint
  • BSI PAS 95:2011: Hypoxic fire prevention systems for occupiable spaces
  • EN 16750: 2017: Fixed firefighting systems – Oxygen reduction systems – Design, installation, planning and maintenance;
  • Italian Ministerial Circular: (Protocol no. 0007059 of 21 May 2012);
  • Consolidated Law, Decree of 3 August 2015 Approval of technical standards for fire prevention, pursuant to article 15 of Italian Legislative Decree 139 of 8 March 2006, published on 20 August 2015 in the Italian Official Gazette;
  • VdS: The Company Isolcell has already applied for certification for the purposes of Directive VdS 3527 for Inerting and Oxygen Reduction Systems – Panning and Installation;
  • System qualification test n. 168/C: Qualification tests on the control and fire-fighting system, performed at the laboratory authorized by Italian Ministry of Interior.
  • IEC EN 61508: Safety Integrity Level
  • ISO 20338:2019: Oxygen reduction systems for fire prevention — Design, installation, planning and maintenance

ISOLCELL has been part of the work group for the establishment of the world regulations for the oxygen reduction fire prevention as well as of the European standard EN 16750