Why do firefighters need the Bullard Better After Fire Wipe?
Cancer is the number 1 killer of firefighters. *
Our skin absorbs around 400 percent more pollutants with every 5°C rises in
temperature. Therefore, firefighters are exposed to unique health risks both during
and after a call. The sooner you minimize these risks, the better. Ideally, you
should not only clean and decontaminate your Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and
other gear immediately, but also your face, neck, hands, and other skin areas on
which bacteria and carcinogens, such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), can
You can reduce contamination directly on-scene, gently, and without drying out your
skin. The effectiveness of the Bullard Better After Fire Wipe for first responders
has been scientifically tested and proven.”
*International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF)
Can the Bullard Better After Fire Wipe remove the odor from my fire helmet, thermal
imaging, and other equipment?
Yes. Bullard Better After Fire Wipe can remove impurities and cleans without damage
to your fire helmet, thermal imaging camera, or other equipment. It is safe to use on
composites, polymers, plastic, rubber, EPDM, metals, silicone, PVC.
What is the Bullard Cares mission?
Our vision is to advance human safety to enable long, healthy, productive lives
through innovative solutions.
In the emergency responder market, Bullard has been protecting the firefighter and
helping them go home safely for over 90 years. And, now we have broadened our mission
of helping protect the firefighter as a whole, including cancer mitigation and
overall firefighter health. It is Bullard Cares mission.
Is Bullard Better After Fire Wipe effective against coronavirus (COVID-19)?
Bullard Better After Fire Wipe is scientifically proven to remove the most toxic and
waterborne contaminants from the skin.
Bullard Better After Fire Wipe is not a cure for COVID-19; however, the wipes
contain ingredients with anti-viral properties, including chemical formula C6H8O7.
The wipe’s other ingredients are “soap-like” chemicals known as “surfactants”.
Surfactants disturb the virus's structure helps against the virus spreading.
World Health organization's advice to the public is to regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water. This eliminates germs including viruses that may be on your hands. Bullard Better
After Fire Wipe contains a mixture of solvents, soaps, and water together with other
active anti-viral ingredients that enable our wipes to be used as a source of
contamination control and general hygiene where soap and water are not available.
What is Dermatest® GmbH? What does “Excellent” mean?
Dermatest® GmbH is an internationally renowned company based in Germany that tests
products for dermatological tolerance. The wipe has been declared dermatologically
“excellent”. The test was conducted according to internationally recognized
guidelines of ICDRG (International Contact Dermatitis Research Group). In conclusion,
using Bullard Better After Fire Wipe to remove harmful toxins from the skin will not
cause any unwanted skin reactions or irritations, no matter your skin type.