Fire Extinguishers Procurement in the US
This report is intended to assist buyers of fire extinguishers. Fire extinguishers dispense foams, powders and liquid chemical materials that inhibit or resist the spread of small fires, often in emergency situations. Fire extinguishers are used in all nonresidential and most residential buildings where small fires may pose a risk to people or goods. Manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers are the primary suppliers of fire extinguishers. This report excludes professional firefighting provisions and flame retardant input chemicals.