BUCKEYE FIRE MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET: HALOTRON II FIRE EXTINGUISHANT

Download the official Buckeye Halotron II Fire Agent MSDS spec sheet:

 

Buckeye Fire manufactures a line of Halotron II fire extinguishers capable of extinguishing class A, B, and C fires using a clean, residue-free agent. Because of its nonconductive and non-corrosion properties, it is primarily used when extinguishing fires involving sensitive electronic equipment. The ABC Dry Chemical fire extinguishant used in these extinguishers is also called “Multi-purpose Dry Chemical”.

Buckeye’s MSDS for this extinguishing agent is included for download below.

Here is a summary of the information included in the Buckeye MSDS PDF.

Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Overview

This section simply lists what the product is called along with the contact information for Buckeye Fire.

Section 2: Hazard Identification

This section explains how to identify the Halotron II Fire Extinguishant and includes hazard and precautionary statements pertaining to one’s health from exposure.

Section 3: Composition/Information on Ingredients

This section lists chemical composition and specific weight percentages of the various ingredients of the Buckeye Halotron II agent, along with the CAS number for each ingredient

Section 4: First Aid Measures

This section explains how to treat Halotron II exposure to the eyes and skin as well as how to treat someone who has inhaled or ingested the chemical. It also identifies the most important symptoms and or effects from exposure and contains an important “note” to an attending physician.

Section 5: Firefighting Measures

This section reviews the firefighting capability including reference to flammable or combustible elements, special firefighting precautions or instructions, and other potential hazards.

Section 6: Accidental Release Measures

This section describes what to do in a situation where the Halotron II agent has been released accidentally in large quantities, including how to clean it up.

Section 7: Handling and Storage

This section describes handling the fire extinguisher to limit exposure, post application guidelines, and how to properly store the agent/containers to maintain canister integrity.

Section 8: Exposure Controls and Personal Protection

This section explains the respiratory hazards of extended exposure and precautionary limits, including personal protective equipment for respiratory, eye, and skin exposure. It also addresses the importance of proper ventilation when in use.

Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties

This section identifies the physical and chemical properties of the Halotron II agent.

Section 10: Stability and Reactivity

This section presents data related to Halotron II stability, incompatibles, hazardous decomposition products, and polymerization.

Section 11: Toxicology Information

This section presents the toxic properties of the Halotron II agent and the results of toxicological studies.  

Section 12: Ecological Information

This section presents information related to the safer use in protection against global warming potential vs Halon, and on aquatic toxicity and the environment, including a statement to prevent mixture with ground or drinking water. 

Section 13: Considerations for Disposal

This section identifies agent disposal considerations and the potential differences between federal regulations and state or local regulations.

Section 14: Transportation Information

This section presents information on Halotron II agent being defined as a hazardous material in the US and a dangerous good in Canada and includes shipping information.

Section 15: Regulatory Information

This section identifies information related Halotron II in relation to the Toxic Substances Control Act, TSCA Inventory List, threshold quantities, spills and releases, and state “Right to Know” status.

Section 16: Other Information

This section declares “other information” that may be pertinent related to the specific product, including HMIS Ratings and WHMIS material identification.