What’s in a name? You say to MAH to, I say to MAY to … halogen free and zero halogen are two ways of saying the same thing. No matter what you call it, the end result is the same.
Why use halogen free cable?
“Low smoke and halogen free cabling is becoming increasingly necessary to protect against the risk of toxic gas emissions during a fire. Standard RG cables contain halogen insulation. Halogen insulation was first used because it helps prevent cables from fire, but if it does ignite, the resulting fumes are highly toxic and a major risk, both to human life and to circuitry in place: critical, for example, in an aircraft.”