Portable fire extinguishers and fixed extinguishing systems put out fires by the ejection of a substance (extinguishant) that inhibits fire by cooling, quenching, oxygen isolation, or the interruption of chemical chain reactions. Depending on the extinguisher design, both the extinguishant and the ejection system can cause a hazard in transportation.


Concentrate Sulphuric Acid Ammonium Phosphate Sulphuric Acid Solution Fire Extinguisher Dangerous Good 
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  • Malcolm A. Fox

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