Can Halon be recycled? Contact a Fire Suppression System Recycling Company
You can contact such a company to dispose of Halon. They are licensed to safely remove such chemicals from your property or facility and arrange for their recycling and disposal in accordance with the latest EPA guidelines.
Is Halon a hazardous waste? HALONS OF ALL TYPES ARE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, NOT HAZARDOUS WASTE: Hazardous materials are materials used in various industrial processes that are usually purchased from suppliers. They must be handled in a particular way for life safety.
What is the source of Halon? Sources of recycled halons include stockpiles and recovered agent from cylinders collected from decommissioned systems both in the United States and abroad.
Is halon bad for the environment? While Halon is considered a clean agent by The National Fire Protection Association because it’s electrically non-conducting and does not leave a residue, Halon has an extremely high potential for ozone depletion and contributes to global warming potential.