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Letter C

Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is chemical compound which exists in a gaseous state at standard temperature and pressure. It is made up of two oxygen atoms and a single carbon atom and has a chemical formula of CO2.

Carbon dioxide fire extinguishers contain liquid carbon dioxide under pressure and are suitable for class B and electrical fires.

CE Mark

The 'CE' mark on a product is a declaration that the product meets all of the appropriate European Legislation and that it can be legally sold in the European Union.

Closing Force

The 'closing force' rating of a door closer relates to the maximum size and weight of door that the closer is capable of closing.