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Types of Fire Extinguishers

A = Ash (such as trash, wood, paper)

B = (flammable liquid fires)

C = Current (Electrical fires)

D = Combustible Metals

Common Campus Extinguishers




ANSUL MET-L-X ® DRY POWDER: See MSDS (pdf)  From The Ansul Company, Marinette WI.  This extinguisher is filled with a mixture which is largely sodium chloride (83-88%), also containing 5-8% "saran," aka Vinylidene Chloride-Acrylonitrile Copolymer(80/20) [9010-76-8], 4-7% attapulgite clay (aka Fuller's Earth, magnesium aluminum silicate [8031-18-3]), and < 3% magnesium stearate.

Fire Extinguisher