Portable Fire Extinguisher (Aerosol Type)

Portable Fire Extinguisher (Aerosol Type)

A portable fire extinguisher (aerosol type) also known as a portable aerosol fire extinguisher is an appliance and type of stored pressure fire extinguisher for household use that contain a liquid, gas or chemical agent that may also include a propellant that is hand-held, typically red in colour and non-refillable and to be discarded after any use. A portable fire extinguisher (aerosol type) us used by discharging and directing the agent at the seat of a small fire. Aerosol type portable fire extinguishers are must1 comply with Australian Standard AS/NZS 4353:1995 — Portable fire extinguishers - Aerosol type and prescribes requirements for the design, construction, labelling and performance of portable aerosol fire extinguishers.

Portable Fire Extinguisher (Aerosol), Single Use

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