CISSP Question of the Day – 6-10-2016

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Today’s CISSP question topic: Putting out fires

The Montreal Protocol, an international treaty put in place in the late 1980’s, endeavors to protect the earth’s ozone layer from depletion. This includes the replacement of Halon-base fire suppression systems. Several Halon-alternative fire suppression mechanisms have been approved by the EPA. The EPA’s SNAP (Significant New Alternatives Policy) program provides a list of acceptable and unacceptable substitutes for fire suppression. Which of the following are considered suitable Halon replacements according the EPA SNAP? (Choose Six)

  1. BFR (Brominated Flame Retardant)
  2. Carbon Dioxide (CO2)
  3. FM-200
  4. Aero K
  5. Argonite
  6. FM-100
  7. FE-13
  8. HFC-32
  9. Inergen



Check Your Answer


  1. Carbon Dioxide (CO2)
  2. FM-200
  3. Aero K
  4. Argonite
  5. FE-13
  6. Inergen

Supporting Links:

  1. https://www.epa.gov/snap/fire-suppression-and-explosion-protection
  2. https://www.epa.gov/snap/


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