Britannia Fire, a Norwich based company that has been operating for nearly 50 years, have adapted their
world leading fire extinguishers to be able to neutralise substances that cause burns occurring in situations like acid attacks.
Now the company have teamed up with London-based Specialist Response Solutions to create a white version of their P50 that contains ‘FAST-ACT’, a substance that can neutralise toxic substances including
Andy Spence, sales director for Britannia Fire, said: ‘What is special about FAST-ACT is that it eliminates the possibility
The companies hope that this new white extinguisher can be used by emergency services, venue staff and first aiders in the event of an accident or acid attack. Though it does not stop the burning totally it significantly reduces the extent of burns and so could save someone’s sight if used quickly enough.
This blog post originally appeared on the Liquid Enterprise website.
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