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                 Why choose products with third party accreditation?
 Manufacturers often make claims that their products are tested and achieve a certain performance level. But did the products pass that test? And if so, then how do they prove it?
It is important for a manufacturer to demonstrate that the products they make are consistently ‘fit for purpose’ and that passing the fire test wasn’t a one-off event.
Third-party certification tests and verifies a fire door’s design, performance, manufacturing process and quality assurance from manufacture to the point of installation.
The company is independently audited to ensure that all manufacturing processes and manufacturing control systems are in place to ensure consistent performance with the product that was fire tested.
The product is subjected to regular scrutiny, with frequent testing taking place on standard products to ensure that passing the test wasn’t just a once- only event.
Make sure your fire doors are safe and you fulfil your responsibilities by only using third-party certificated and accredited fire doors and compatible components.
All Premdor Moulded, Veneer, Laminate and Paint grade internal fire doors are all BWF-Certifire accredited.
  Look out for BWF-CERTIFIRE on all certfire doors
The BWF-CERTIFIRE Fire Door and Doorset Scheme, established by the fire door manufacturing industry, aims to promote the importance of using third party certificated fire doors as vital component of any passive fire plan. The scheme offers clear and simple methods of tracing a fire door back through all stages of manufacture to ensure the quality of manufacture and maintain the certification. It also acts to bring together fire door manufacturers, their suppliers, door converters,
merchants and installers to work in an alliance across the supply chain.
The whole purpose of the scheme is to give confidence in the quality and performance of fire doors to specifiers, enforcement authorities, building owners and occupiers.
The scheme’s certification partner audits, tests and verifies a fire doors design, performance, manufacturing process and the associated procedures, quality assurance,
and the audit trail from manufacture to installation.
Resources and information:
For a host of invaluable information and resources about fire doors visit
Useful information includes:
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The BWF-CERTIFIRE Fire Door Scheme was established to improve the standard of fire doors across the supply chain. The scheme is operated and managed by the British Woodworking Federation (BWF).
Fire doors purchased from manufacturers who are members of the scheme means: • Products will fulfil the demand for certified fire doors
• All fire doors are part of the market leading 3rd party accreditation scheme

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