Where is the Fire Label located on a door and a frame?

Fire labels (UL, ITS/WHI or FM) are located as follows:

Butt Hinges and Pivots:

  1. On the doors the fire label is located on the hinge edge between the top and 2nd hinge preparation.
  2. On the frames the fire label is located on the hinge jamb between the top and 2nd hinge preparation.

Continuous Hinges:

  1. Full Mortise Continuous Hinge:
    • On the frame the fire label would be located on the rabbet of head approximately 8" from the hinge jamb.
    • On the door, the label is located in the top channel approximately 8" from the hinge jamb. If a top cap is installed, it must be removed to view the label. On the jobsite, removing the top cap is the responsibility of the building inspector.
  2. Full Surface Continuous Hinges:
    • On the doors the fire label is located on the hinge edge between the top and 2nd hinge preparation.
    • On the frames the fire label is located on the hinge jamb between the top and 2nd hinge preparation.


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