A-Gas Australia is contracted to manage the National Halon Bank on behalf of the Australian Department of Environment & Energy. The facility safely collects, stores, recovers , reclaims and makes in spec halon 1211 and halon 1301 available to the fire protection industry for supplying essential use purposes (aviation, maritime, defence).
National Halon Collection Program
A-Gas manages the national halon collection program on behalf of the National Halon Bank. Collection includes surrendered portable halon extinguishers & fixed system fire suppression systems from local fire brigades, authorities, industry and businesses; this halon is taken to the National Halon Bank where it’s either recovered or sent off site for safe environmental disposal.
To arrange the collection of halon from any Australian location, please call the National Halon Bank free call number - 1800 658 084.
The A-Gas laboratory holds NATA accreditation (ISO 17025) for halon 1211 & halon 1301 analytical methods; it provides full analysis services to the National Halon Bank & the fire protection industry.
Testing is conducted to ISO 7201 and ASTM D 5362 standards.