3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid is a highly-efficient clean agent alternative to HFCs, halons, water-based suppression systems, and inert gases — with properties ideally suited to fire protection for critical telecommunication and data center facilities and equipment including electrically non-conductive, non-corrosive, rapidly vaporizes to gas during discharge, evaporates cleanly, leaving no residue, does not damage electronics, electronic media and delicate mechanical devices, and can be safely used on energized equipment, helping to ensure continuity of operations during a fire emergency. Fire Suppression from 3M

Another major advantage of Novec 1230 fluid is its wide margin of safety in use — providing more flexibility in fire protection system design.