Perimeter Solutions introduces SOLBERG RE-HEALING Fluorine-Free 3×3 SP-100 Foam Concentrate
Perimeter Solutions (NYSE: PRM), a leading global manufacturer of high-quality firefighting products and lubricant additives, has announced the launch of SOLBERG RE-HEALING 3x3 SP-100 Fluorine-Free Foam Concentrate. With the UL-162 listing granted, the newest addition to Perimeter Solutions’ catalogue of…
How are you planning to get your fire department out of PFAS?
States are utilizing action on PFAS containing firefighting foams with take-back programs given the lack of federal direction. According to BCLP (Bryan Cave Leighton Paisler), a law firm keeping up with state regulations, ‘33 states have either enacted or proposed…
Perimeter Solutions introduces SOLBERG VERSAGARD 1×3 Multipurpose Fluorine-Free Foam Concentrate
Perimeter Solutions (NYSE: PRM), a leading global manufacturer of high-quality firefighting products and lubricant additives, has announced the launch of SOLBERG VERSAGARD 1x3 Multipurpose Fluorine-Free Foam Concentrate. This is Perimeter Solutions’ first 1x3 fluorine-free foam concentrate available on the market,…
Fire Department Service Announcement
Bulletin #58, Pre-Test! Independent third-party firefighting foam testing – currently available:               NFPA 18               UL 162               ICAO A, B & C               EN 1568: Parts 1–4               LASTFIRE               Total Fluorine Testing               US Forestry               MIL-SPEC There…
Fire Department Service Announcement
Bulletin #40, FAA Fail, 15 October 2021 Congress had directed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to transition firefighting foam from Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) to fluorine-free foams through the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2018. The FAA missed…
Fire Department Service Announcement
Bulletin #38, Companies that have switched over to F3 products, 1 October 2021  These listed companies have already transitioned to fluorine-free firefighting foams for their industrial facilities and corporate owned properties. Company Year Transitioned to F3 Products 3M 2018 1…
ARFF: airports transition to environmentally friendly firefighting foams
In case of fire emergency at airports, every second counts. Aircraft Rescue Fire Firefighters (ARFF) have to be effective in a short time to save people lives in a burning aircraft. The firefighting foam must be quickly efficient. The move…
Fire Department Service Announcement
International entities using PFAS-free firefighting foams, Bulletin #37 International entities Location Year Auckland Airport Auckland, New Zealand 2019 1 All 27 major Australian airports including Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (changed over in 2014) Australia 2018 2 Bristol Airport Bristol, England,…
Fire Department Service Announcement
Bulletin #34: Winner, winners, chicken dinners! US fire departments which have already made the switch to safer fluorine-free firefighting foams! US Fire Departments Location Year Ann Arbor Fire Department Ann Arbor, Michigan 2019 1 Birmingham Fire Department Birmingham, Alabama2  …
Removing PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ will be a costly undertaking for fire services, but help is at hand
A recent Environmental Protection Association (EPA) report, prepared by Sweco, shows the scale of the challenge when it comes to addressing the use of PFAS-containing fire-fighting foam in Ireland. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are synthetic chemicals commonly used in…

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