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Mandatory from the 1st April 2006

As from the 1st April 2006 the new harmonised colour coding for Insulation tapes will become mandatory.

All insulation tape should meet BS EN 60454-Flame Retardant-Self Extinguishing-Non Corrosive Adhesive-Water & UV Resistant and available Printed L1,L2,L3 N and in colours.

Whenever you are working on electrical installations, ensure you are using BS EN 60454 approved electrical insulation tape. This is your guarantee of a flame retardant tape, self extinguishing tape.