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Foam Filled Fire Extinguishers  – Technical Data Sheet

The following information provides technical and general advice on the properties of foam filled fire extinguishers


Chemical NameAqueous Solution of Anionic, Anionic & Fluorinated surfactants
UN NumberN/A
Dangerous Goods ClassN/A
Hazchem CodeN/A
Poisons ScheduleN/A Does not contain any substance classified as dangerous goods
UseFoam generation compound
Physical Properties
ColourPale yellow to clear, odourless, non-newtonian liquid
SolubilitySoluble in water in all proportions
Flash PointNon flammable
Specific Gravity1.01 @ 20 Deg. C.
M.Pt.N/A
B.Pt.100 Deg. C.
pH Range7.5 [+/- 0.5]
Percent Volatiles70% Max (Water)
Contains Water CAS Number7732-12-5    %W/V   >70
Anionic Surfactant8051-30-7   >70
Nonionic Surfactant61789-40-0 >10
Fluorinated SurfactantN/A    >10
Methoxypropoxypropanol3490-94-8   >10
Fire Explosion Hazard
Fire Explosion HazardNon Flammable Non Explosive
Reactivity HazardGenerally Non-Reactive
Non-Corrosive
Polymerization does not occur
Other Information
Product contains only biodegradable surfactants according to Australian Standards AS 1792-1976
Health Hazard Information – Effects
ExposureShort term exposure by all routes is considered non-harmful
PropertiesNo exposure limits assigned by Worksafe Australia
SwallowedIrritation considered very low toxicity
EyeMild irritant
SkinNon-harmful possible mild irritant
InhalationNegligible vapour pressure at ambient temperature
First Aid
SwallowedGive plenty of water or milk (Seek medical advice if necessary)
EyesHold eye open and flush with water for 15 minutes (Seek medical advice if necessary)
SkinWash Affected area with water (Seek medical advice if necessary)
InhaledSeek medical advice if necessary
Advice to DoctorTreat symptomatically
Precautions for Use & Safe Handling
Not Classified as dangerous goods for storage and transport
Exposure LimitsNo Value assigned by Worksafe Australia
Personal ProtectionNot required
VentilationNot required
FlammabilityNon-Flammable
Spillage And Disposal
Spillage is slippery
Spillage prevents no other hazards
Flush with water
Approved for sewerage disposal – biodegradable

Information and data provided by Fire Box Australia Pty Ltd

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