* Larger orders may take longer than 2-3 days. A customer representative will contact you with the lead time or you can contact usAmerex B500 is a FM Approved 5 lb. ABC fire extinguisher built to protect your home, office, workshop or warehouse. This 5lb ABC extinguisher is rechargeable and ships with a wall hanger. If you prefer a vehicle bracket to protect your boat or vehicle, the B500T is the extinguisher for you.What is the difference between the B500 and the B402?B500:FM ApprovedUL Rating - 2A:10B:CB402:Not FM ApprovedUL Rating - 3A:40B:C
Your best option is a multipurpose or an ABC dry powder fire extinguisher to cover all of your bases. The important thing to look for is the UL rating when choosing an extinguisher for your home or vehicle. The UL rating can be found on the side of the fire extinguisher or in the specifications online.
OSHA explains it simply - the UL rating is broken down into Class A and Class B:C ratings. These numerical ratings allow you to compare the relative extinguishing effectiveness of various fire extinguishers.
For example, an extinguisher that is rated 4A:20B:C indicates the following: