Through our standard “Commodity Description” form and via a survey of your products, Premier Fire Consulting LLC, will be able to establish the commodity classification as out lined in Chapter 32 of the Fire Code.
This will allow us to lay the basis of design for the proper protection of your commodities being stored.
Commodity classification is determined by the type and amounts of materials (i.e. Metal, paper, plastics, wood, etc.) involved in a product and its primary packaging materials.
Most general types of commodities are classifed as Class I, II, III or IV. Commodities presenting special fire hazards beyond those of class I, II, III or IV, are considered High Hazard Commodity. These types typically include, but are not limited to Group A plastics, idle wooden pallets, rubber tires, flammable and combustible liquids. and most Group A plastics will be considered high hazard commodities.