Special hazards fire suppression applications often include the presence of people, so life safety is a critical issue when selecting a fire suppression product. 3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid is both low in acute toxicity and is a highly efficient fire extinguishant. The wide margin between Novec 1230 fluid's use concentration and "No Observed Adverse Effects Level" provides the widest margin of safety relative to other chemical clean agents, CO2, and inert gas mixtures.
3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid Safety Margin
1 NOAEL for cardiac sensitization 2 NOAEL for acute toxicity, including cardiac sensitization