System 5000 CPR statement


Communication on System 5000
NOTE: THIS COMMUNICATION DOES NOT APPLY TO, OR AFFECT, THE EMS FIRECELL PLATFORM

The introduction of the European Construction Products Regulation 305/2011 (CPR) that came into effect at the beginning of July 2013 rendered the System 5000 from EMS ‘End of Sale’ for new permanent Fire System installations as of the 1st July 2013, and the product range has been in maintenance lifecycle since then. What does this mean for System 5000?

Installed 5000 Systems
1. Existing installations are not affected by the CPR.
2. The CPR does not allow these systems to be extended with non-compliant product. See PDF download for more information
3. Existing systems can be serviced and maintained, subject to availability of parts.

Support for existing installations of System 5000
1. EMS can supply spare parts on a like-for-like replacement basis; provided the
replacement part is identical to the original and the original part being replaced is returned to EMS.
2. Subject to component availability, EMS will continue to offer spares on a replacement only basis. Please contact EMS with your specific requirements.
In summary:
System 5000, as of the 1st July 2013, was placed in maintenance life cycle with ongoing supply of spares available.
For all new system installations the FireCell platform should be specified.