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Contributes to meeting The Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings
Substitutes for ozone-depleting chemicals, as identified under the SNAP program, may be purchased with the product itself or separately. In either case, federal agencies must procure and substitute safe alternatives for ozone-depleting substances to the maximum extent practicable.
On September 19, 2012, EPA added two alternatives to halon 1301 for use in total flooding fire suppression systems in normally unoccupied spaces and one alternative to halon 1211 for use as a streaming agent in portable fire extinguishers in nonresidential applications. The halon 1301 alternatives are Powdered Aerosol F (KSA[supreg]) and (Powdered Aerosol G (Dry Sprinkler Powdered Aerosol (DSPA) Fixed Generators). The halon 1211 substitute is C7 Fluoroketone.