Novec 1230™ is a gaseous fire suppression agent. Novec 1230 is an environmentally friendly Halon substitute. It is commonly used in museums, banks, clean rooms, and hospitals, where water from a fire sprinkler might harm costly equipment or when water-based fire protection is unfeasible.

Novec 1230™ fluid is a clean agent fire extinguishant that was designed as a halon substitute and alternative to hydrofluorocarbon (HFC). It belongs to the halocarbon family of compounds, which also contains HFCs and fluoroketones. Among clean agents, including inert gas, it offers the largest margin of safety for human occupation.

  • Clear, Colourless & low odor
  • Created by 3M
  • Effective extinguishing agent for scenarios where halons historically have been used
  • Zero ozone depletion and low atmospheric lifetime
  • Transportable as a liquid