+ What is FM-200®?
FM-200 is also known as Heptafluoropropane, HFC-227 or HFC-227ea (ISO name), as well as apaflurane (INN)
FM-200™ is the world’s most widely selected clean agent for use in new applications and as a Halon 1301 replacement. It is suitable for use in a wide range of fire extinguishing applications, including total flooding, streaming, and inerting applications. FM-200™ (HFC227ea, CF3CHFCF3) is a safe, clean, and electrically non-conductive agent that protects people, high value assets, and the continuity of business operations.
FM-200™ has been validated by independent agencies and received component approval from Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and Factory Mutual Research Corporation (FM). It is listed as an acceptable agent for the replacement of Halon 1301 and new applications in the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Significant New Alternative Policy (SNAP) program in both total flooding and streaming systems. FM-200™ has a zero ozone depletion potential (ODP) and is the environmentally preferred alternative to Halon 1301. FM-200™ is included in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 2001 Clean Agent Standard and the International Standards Organization (ISO) 14520 Clean Agent Standard.