People can suffer serious burns if an aerosol fire extinguisher fails. Make sure you're using an extinguisher that meets the mandatory safety standard.
Portable aerosol fire extinguishers are usually hand-held, red in colour and non-refillable, designed to be used once-only.
A user can suffer serious burns if the aerosol fire extinguisher fails to operate when there is a fire.
- Only use a fire extinguisher to fight a fire in its early stages. If in doubt, call your local fire brigade.