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Phase out of halons: Advice on alternatives and guidelines for users of fire fighting and explosion protection systems

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2001

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Abstract

Details of how EC Regulation 2037/2000 - ozone depleting substances (ODS) - will affect use of fire fighting systems and explosion protection equipment. This guide is aimed at users, designers, equipment manufacturers, installation and maintenance contractors. Halon 1211 is used mainly in hand-held fire extinguishers and halon 1301 in total flooding systems - both forms of hardware are referred to in this document.

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Produced in association with DTI/DETR. This document has been archived by its original publisher.

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Department of Trade and Industry

The Department of Trade and Industry published information to support business of all industry sectors. They are now known as the Department for Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (DBERR).

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