Assessing the List of Typical Oxidizers

Fire Protection Research Foundation report: "Assessing the List of Typical Oxidizers" (PDF, 9 MB)
Author: Elizabeth C. Buc, Ph.D., PE, Fire and Materials Research Laboratory, LLC; Fire and Materials Research Laboratory, LLC Livonia, MI
Date of issue: December 2013

Introduction

The purpose of this research project, was to subject solid oxidizers from NFPA 400 Hazardous Materials, Annex G.3 Typical Oxidizers to the bench-scale solid oxidizer test method recently added to the Annex of NFPA 400 to determine if the listed Class assignment is consistent with the established burning rate criteria.

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