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I have been working in a care home and the fire doors have acrylic kick plates fitted to them, is there any BS standard where this is acceptable surly this can not right and be in fact a fire hazard.

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These are dealt with in section 7.3.5 of the document 'Hardware for Fire & Escape Doors: Code of Practice'  http://firecode.org.uk/Code_of_Practice_hardware_for_fire_and_escape_doors.pdf   and typically for a timber-based door the product certification for the door leaf will say, as a general example, something along the lines of: 


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