Commodity Classification – A Critical Consideration in Automatic Fire Sprinkler System Design – Recorded Webinar


This one-hour on-demand Webinar introduces UL’s Commodity Classification testing program as related to hazard analysis of burning products and automatic fire sprinkler system design. The presenter provides knowledge about commodity classification and commodity classification testing by explaining the background and how it’s described in NFPA 13, the methodology, and the value of commodity classification testing though video clips, case studies and graphics.

UL Knowledge Solutions is authorized by IACET to offer upon completion of the Webinar and the assessment 0.1 CEUs.  Once complete, a certificate of completion may be printed by selecting it from your Learning History. 


Course Topics

  • Commodity classification as described in NFPA 13 Standards
  • What is commodity classification testing?
  • Case studies


Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe commodity classification and commodity classification testing as described in NFPA 13
  • Explain the importance of commodity classification and commodity classification testing
  • Identify and list resources and tools that can be used for commodity classification

Target Audience

Multiple roles and levels in an organization including, but not limited to:

  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Logistics
  • Insurance managers
  • Insurance carriers
  • Insurance brokers
  • Property Insurance Personnel
  • Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ's)
  • Consultants
  • Building owners and managers
  • Distribution center owners and managers.
  • Risk Managers
  • Product Engineers
  • EH&S Managers
  • Design and Packaging Engineers
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Time Requirement


Certificates 1 hour

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