Fire Extinguishers, Portable

Definition : Portable devices designed to extinguish a fire, often in an emergency situation. These devices consist of a pressurized container of fire-suppressing material (e.g., dry chemical compounds, water, deionized water mist, carbon dioxide) that, when discharged, can extinguish a fire. Various types of portable fire extinguishers are used in healthcare facilities. They can be categorized by an accepted class rating based on the types of fires they are designed to extinguish (e.g., Class A, B, or C, and multiclass) or by the fire-suppressing material used to extinguish the fire (e.g., water, dry chemicals, hydrochlorofluorocarbon, foam, carbon dioxide). Various sizes of portable fire extinguishers are typically available (e.g., 2.5 lb [1.13 kg], 5 lb [2.27 kg], 10 lb [4.53 kg], 20 lb [9.07 kg]). Some portable fire extinguishers are designed for use in specific healthcare environments (e.g., magnetic resonance imaging [MRI]-compatible fire extinguishers, which are made of stainless steel and can be safely used in an MRI suite). The type of extinguisher used in a particular healthcare setting should be selected based on of the fire risks present in the area to be protected.

Entry Terms : "Hydrochlorofluorcarbon Fire Extinguishers" , "Fire Extinguishers, Hydrochlorofluorocarbon" , "Water Mist Fire Extinguishers" , "Fire Extinguishers, Water Mist" , "Water Fire Extinguishers" , "Fire Extinguishers, Water" , "Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguishers" , "Fire Extinguishers, Carbon Dioxide" , "Foam Fire Extinguishers" , "Fire Extinguishers, Foam" , "Dry Powder Fire Extinguishers" , "Fire Extinguishers, Dry Powder" , "Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishers" , "Fire Extinguishers, Dry Chemical" , "Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)-Compatible Fire Extinguishers" , "Fire Extinguishers, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)-Compatible" , "Multi-Class Fire Extinguishers" , "Fire Extinguishers, Multi-Class" , "Class C Fire Extinguishers" , "Fire Extinguishers, Class C" , "Class B Fire Extinguishers" , "Fire Extinguishers, Class B" , "Class A Fire Extinguishers" , "Fire Extinguishers, Class A"

UMDC code : 20888

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ABCO Fire Protection

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Accurate Fire Equipment

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Accurate Fire Equipment has been Serving and Protecting the community for over 50 years. Some of our products include all types of fire extinguishers, oxygen and breathing air units, all types of safety equipment for the homeowner, commercial business, police, fire ambulance and security personnel.

BFPE International

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Broner Glove and Safety

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Cintas Corp

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Fire Fighting Equipment Co

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Fireboy-Xintex Inc

Company Type: Parent

Fireboy-Xintex provides a variety of reliable, trouble-free fire detection, fire suppression and gas detection products.We specialize in total flooding clean agent systems utilizing either 3M™ Novec™ 1230 fire protection fluid or Dupont™ FM200 fire extinguishant.

First Alert Inc

Company Type: Parent

First Alert is America's most trusted, recognized safety brand, helping to protect what matters most. From children and family to your home and business, our mission is helping protect the lives, well-being and valuables of our customers. Our products offer a sense of preparedness and assurance that enable a higher quality of life.

MRIEquip.com

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NASCO

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Nasco was started in 1941 by a vocational agriculture teacher. He developed several teaching aids to use in his vocational agriculture classes…teaching aids that were not readily available from any other source.

Newmatic Medical

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UTC Building & Industrial Systems

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