X-Tinguisher Premium Laundry Detergent
NFPA 1851 Biological Decontamination and Advanced Cleaning Characteristics Verified
NFPA 1851 Biological Decontamination and Advanced Cleaning Characteristics Verified characteristics were assessed per the applicable sections of NFPA 1851 Standard on Selection, Care, and Maintenance of Protective Ensembles for Structural Firefighting and Proximity Firefighting. The pH of this detergent is 7.0 and is not chlorine-based. Laundering was performed using a 50 lb. front load extractor loaded at 70% dry-weight capacity using warm water (<40ºC). The wash utilized 4 ounces of X-Tinguisher detergent in a cycle for Biologicals (approximate cycle time of 60 minutes) and a second load for VOCs and Heavy Metals (approximate cycle time of 75 minutes). Each cycle contains 4 rinse steps. Samples were tested per the requirements in Chapter 12 of NFPA 1851-2020. The following contaminants were used during the assessment of this verification: VOCs Acenaphthene Anthracene Diethyl phthalate Di-n-octyl phthalate Fluorene Phenanthrene Pyrene 2-Nitrophenol Phenol 2,4,6-Trichlorophenol Heavy Metals Antimony Arsenic Cadmium Chromium Cobalt Lead Bacteria Klebsiella Pneumoniae Staphylococcus Aureus
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