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Fire Suppression Systems for Health Care

Fire Suppression Systems for Health Care

Protecting What Matters Most for Health Care Facilities

A neonatal intensive care unit. An MRI testing suite. An operating room. Fire in any of these areas can be catastrophic, endangering the safety of lives you have been entrusted to protect and damaging the sophisticated medical equipment that often means the difference between life and death. That's why we've worked to develop a full range of DuPont clean agent fire extinguishants. They are safe for people, electrically nonconductive, noncorrosive and free of residue. 

The HIPAA Security Rule requires electronic health information be protected from fire and other hazards. Most healthcare facilities rely on sprinklers for fire protection. The problem is, sprinklers can save buildings, but smoke and water can destroy electronic records and systems--assets that shouldn't get wet and can't be recovered.

By eliminating water damage without sacrificing fire suppression effectiveness, DuPont clean agent fire extinguishants help minimize the impact of fire on your health care facility and speed up recovery efforts. Protecting patients, health care professionals and life-saving medical equipment is what matters most--to us, and to you.

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DuPont™ FM-200®

The leading chemical agent replacement, DuPont™ FM-200® is designed to flood an enclosure. DuPont™ FM-200® should be used where agents such as water, dry chemicals and carbon dioxide are unacceptable because they present a safety risk to people and valuable property. DuPont™ FM-200® is useful to extinguish fires in locations where sensitive equipment is found, such as hospitals, outpatient clinics and other health care facilities.
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DuPont™ FE-25™

DuPont™ FE-25™ can be used in new applications and replace other industry fire extinguishants in existing systems with minimal modifications, making it the most cost-effective fire extinguishant. DuPont™ FE-25™ can be used in medical record rooms, data processing centers, and x-ray centers. DuPont™ FE-25™ is an excellent choice for flood suppression where people are present.
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DuPont™ FE-36™

In a portable fire extinguisher, DuPont™ FE-36™ is discharged as a stream of gas and liquid droplets that ceases the combustion process through heat absorption and chemical interaction. DuPont™ FE-36™ is also used in applications such as a small self-contained total flooding units and is suited for storage vaults where medical equipment is kept.
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DuPont™ FE-13™

DuPont™ FE-13™ has the lowest toxicity and is the safest for protecting areas where people are present. DuPont™ FE-13™ is used in occupied areas such as electrical control rooms, diagnostic imaging labs and communication facilities. It leaves no residue that would cause damage or post-fire cleanup.
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