This specification covers the requirements for Halon 1211 as a fire-fighting medium. There are a number of limitations to this specification, such as the fire-fighting equipment or hardware that require the use of Halon 1211 and the storage or transportation of Halon 1211. Due to these limitations in this specification, storage, handling, and transportation issues may be addressed in future ASTM standards.
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1.1 This specification covers the requirements for Halon 1211 as a fire-fighting medium.
1.2 This specification does not address the fire-fighting equipment or hardware that employs Halon 1211 or the conditions of employing such equipment (for example, handhelds, fixed installations, etc.).
1.3 This specification does not address the storage or transportation of Halon 1211. Storage, handling, and transportation issues may be addressed in future ASTM standards.
1.4 The values stated in both inch-pound and SI units are to be regarded separately as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.5 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test methods portion, Section 6, of this specification: This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. Specific hazards statements are given in Section 4.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D2108 Test Method for Color of Halogenated Organic Solvents and Their Admixtures (Platinum-Cobalt Scale)
ISO3427 Gaseous Halogenated Hydrocarbons (Liquefied Gases) Taking of a Sample
U.S. Governmental Standards
CFRTitle49,Part172Su Marking Requirements of Packaging for Transportation
2008AppendixC for Analytical Procedures for AHRI Standard 700-2006
bromochlorodifluoromethane; chlorodifluorobromomethane; CF2BrCl; fire fighting; firefighting agent; fire protection; fire suppressant; fluorobrominated hydrocarbon; Halon 1211; Refrigerant R12B1; Bromochlorodifluormethane; Fire-fighting agent; Fire suppressants--specifications; Halogenated organic solvents--specifications; Halon 1211;
ICS Number Code 13.220.10 (Fire-fighting)
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