18: Standard on Wetting Agents


Boost performance on the fireground by working with the latest rules for wetting agents in the 2017 NFPA 18.

The 2017 NFPA 18: Standard on Wetting Agents provides the most advanced requirements for adding wetting agents to water to improve its effectiveness in extinguishing fire. The Standard covers uses, limitations, specifications, and test standards for wetting agents and solutions.

Revisions in the 2017 edition include:

  • Updated references
  • Updated definitions for improved consistency with other documents
  • Revised text to clarify ambiguous language
  • New requirements regarding the health, safety, and environmental impact of wetting agents
  • Revised and expanded test requirements for wetting agent concentrates and solutions

Put the 2017 NFPA 18 to work for you to maximize fire control and extinguishment.

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Item #: 18