NFPA 2001

Standard on Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems

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Organization: NFPA
Publication Date: 1 January 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 130
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This standard contains minimum requirements for total flooding and local application clean agent fire extinguishing systems. It does not cover fire extinguishing systems that use carbon dioxide or water as the primary extinguishing media, which are addressed by other NFPA documents.

Purpose.

The agents in this standard were introduced in response to international restrictions on the production of certain halon fire extinguishing agents under the Montreal Protocol signed September 16, 1987, as amended. This standard is prepared for the use by and guidance of those charged with purchasing, designing, installing, testing, inspecting, approving, listing, operating, and maintaining engineered or preengineered clean agent extinguishing systems, so that such equipment will function as intended throughout its life. Nothing in this standard is intended to restrict new technologies or alternative arrangements provided the level of safety prescribed by this standard is not lowered. 

No standard can be promulgated that will provide all the necessary criteria for the implementation of a total flooding clean agent fire extinguishing system. Technology in this area is under constant development, and this will be reflected in revisions to this standard. The user of this standard must recognize the complexity of clean agent fire extinguishing systems. Therefore, the designer is cautioned that the standard is not a design handbook. The standard does not do away with the need for the engineer or for competent engineering judgment. It is intended that a designer capable of applying a more complete and rigorous analysis to special or unusual problems shall have latitude in the development of such designs. In such cases, the designer is responsible for demonstrating the validity of the approach.

Document History

NFPA 2001
January 1, 2018
Standard on Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems
This standard contains minimum requirements for total flooding and local application clean agent fire extinguishing systems. It does not cover fire extinguishing systems that use carbon dioxide or...
October 26, 2015
Standard on Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems
A description is not available for this item.
October 5, 2015
Standard on Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems
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January 1, 2015
Standard on Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems
This standard contains minimum requirements for total flooding and local application clean agent fire extinguishing systems. It does not cover fire extinguishing systems that use carbon dioxide or...
October 30, 2012
Standard on Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 2012
Standard on Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems
This standard contains minimum requirements for total flooding and local application clean agent fire extinguishing systems. It does not cover fire extinguishing systems that use carbon dioxide or...
January 1, 2008
Standard on Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems
This standard contains minimum requirements for total flooding and local application clean agent fire extinguishing systems. It does not cover fire extinguishing systems that use carbon dioxide or...
February 5, 2004
Standard for Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems
This standard contains minimum requirements for total flooding clean agent fire extinguishing systems. It does not cover fire extinguishing systems that use carbon dioxide or water as the primary...
February 11, 2000
Standard for Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems
A description is not available for this item.
February 11, 2000
Standard for Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems
A description is not available for this item.
February 11, 2000
Standard for Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems
A description is not available for this item.
February 11, 2000
Standard for Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems
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February 11, 2000
Standard for Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems
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January 1, 1996
Standard on Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems
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February 11, 1994
STANDARD ON CLEAN AGENT FIRE EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS
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