Where is it Commonly Found?Dry fire suppression systems and extinguishers.
What are its known health effects?
What are its suspected health effects?
There are many ways to advoid the use of Halon in fire surpression systems.
Additional Regulatory Information
Banned in most countries in 1996 under the Montreal Protocol and banned in the US in 1993. Still found in older equipment.
Does it Correspond With Any Green Building Credits?LEED - NC: Credits EA 4;
How is it Categorized?
What is it’s Origin?
Also known as Halon, First developed during World War II as a fire extinguisher in airplanes and tanks.
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