INERGEN® is an environmentally friendly extinguishing agent, consisting of gases which are already present naturally in the earth's atmosphere. It is an inert gas, which means that it takes no part in the combustion process. INERGEN® contains no liquid, is non-toxic and non-flammable.
INERGEN® is made up of:
The unique feature of INERGEN® is that it contains 8% CO2.
CO2 has a physiological effect which ensures that the body absorbs oxygen. This allows the body to absorb as much oxygen as it would in a normal atmosphere.
For this reason, INERGEN® is harmless to people, machines and equipment and does not affect the environment.