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Fire Doors - Non Fire-Rated Perko Closers?

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Evening,

Following an inspection of a fire door (front door to an apartment leading from a communal corridor - installed circa 2003), it has been flagged that the concealed single Perko closer is not fire-rated: 

~ Would this have been acceptable practice at time of installation? 

~ Notwithstanding the above, does said closer need to be replaced with one that is fire-rated, or would doing so be "best practice" only (i.e. there is no statutory obligation to retrofit one that is fire-rated)? 

~ Is a single Perko, rather than double Perko closer acceptable for a fire door? 

Thanks. 

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All fire door closers should conform to BS EN 1154 and only one Perko conforms the Perko Powermatic. Also chained hidden chained door closers for fire doors, one or two chains, have been not acceptable for a long time certainly before 2003.

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