Does FireAde 2000 contain PFAS?

Does FireAde 2000 contain PFAS?

Furthering complicating matters, FireAde contains PFAS, which means disposing of it comes with additional regulations.

What FireAde 2000?

FireAde is UL certified as both NFPA 18/2017 wetting agent and UL 162 foam liquid concentrate. This awards FireAde a “TRUE” Class A and B classification approval. FireAde eliminates all of the long-established issues of Class B foams; it will not clog, gum, or corrode foam systems and equipment.

Is FireAde foam fluorine free?

Environmentally formulated FireAde® Class A foam is the newest generation in Class A nonfluorinated foam. Using Green Agent Technology™, this fluorine free formula prevents environmental hazards and demonstrates our long term commitment to the environment.

Who makes FireAde?

Fire Service Plus, Inc.
Fire Service Plus, Inc. manufactures FireAde® Fire Fighting Solutions, AFFF, AR-AFFF, and Military Specification Products. FireAde® maximizes performance and minimizes time spent at emergencies.

What is the foam that firefighters use?

aqueous film-forming foam
Firefighters use aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) to help extinguish difficult-to-fight fires, particularly fires that involve petroleum or other flammable liquids ‚ known as Class B fires.

Does C6 foam contain PFAS?

Legacy fluorotelomer-based AFFF foams have historically contained predominantly short-chain (C6) PFAS with formulations ranging from about 50–98% short- chains and the balance as long-chain PFAS.

How do you use FireAde?

Keep FireAde® close at hand in the kitchen to stop fires fast with easy clean up. FireAde® is non-corrosive, and rinses clean with water. Just wipe and go!

What is the foam used to put out fires?

Aqueous film forming foam
The two major classes of Firefighting Foam: Aqueous film forming foam (AFFF, or alcohol resistant AR-AFFF) is a highly effective foam used for fighting high-hazard flammable liquid fires. AFFF is usually created by combining foaming agents with fluorinated surfactants.

Who makes Firebull foam?

FIREBULL Fluorine Free FIREBULL F3 Fluorine Free Foam 6% is a seamless transition from AFFF products for fire departments. FIREBULL F3 Fluorine Free Foam is a seamless transition from AFFF products for fire departments.

Do all AFFF contain PFAS?

All AFFF products contain PFAS. This applies to foams used in the past and those being sold today. Foam currently in stock or new foam that is labeled as AFFF or AR-AFFF, contains perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substances, or both, as active ingredients (DOD 2018; Darwin 2004).

Is AFFF banned?

The law immediately bans the use of Fluorinated Foam for training or testing systems. As of October 1, 2021, the law bans the use of Fluorinated Foam, except for airports, where the ban begins October 1, 2023, and those required by federal law to use Fluorinated Foam.

Is C6 toxic?

C6 and C8 are both perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs), which are notoriously persistent in the environment. C6 may be as much as 5 times more toxic to marine life. On top of that, EWG’s cord blood tests show that C6 makes it past the placenta to contaminate babies before they’re even born.