The Firefighting Agents section – FFA - is the European representation of the manufacturers of firefighting agents such as foams, wetting agents, powders, extinguishing gases, etc. in Europe.
The FFA is the professional organization for all matters concerning the use of firefighting agents and the mouthpiece of the European fire protection industry. The FFA bundles, broadens and communicates the expert knowledge of its members on extinguishing agents, their lifecycle management and application by promoting research and development, as well as exchange with other organizations and interested parties (e.g. the chemical and petrochemical industry).
It is the aim of the Eurofeu FFA:
EUROFEU/FFA is recognized as a valued reference for our industry for being transparent, open and straight forward. Information we provide is facts based, comprehensive and understandable.
FFA represents EUROFEU at European institutions and authorities (ECHA, EU Commission, ...) as well as at international ones (UN – Stockholm Convention, OSPAR, ...) establishing a collaboration platform to:
EUROFEU FFA is deeply involved in working with authorities on the EU level to base restrictions of fluorinated chemicals (PFAS) used in firefighting foam agents on sound data: We collect and provide detail information related to the manufacturing, function and use of firefighting foam agents in order to
Beyond the aforementioned EUROFEU FFA also works with other European organizations and supports them in their work with the EU legislators on the revisions of CLP and REACH.
EUROFEU FFA is involved in reviewing the European norms for firefighting foam agents, dry chemical powders and gaseous extinguishing agents and assists with the review of the norm for fixed firefighting systems.