Further, natural dangers identified with halogenated fire retardants
have constrained governments over the globe to actualize strict laws and controls to demoralize their use.
The goal of this acquisition is to allow Huber to integrate the Satire technology within its existing portfolio of halogen-free flame retardants
and smoke suppressants and to develop a line of commercial products.
The study suggests more than two million tonnes of flame retardants
were consumed in 2013, owing to the increased demand for plastics in the construction, automotive and electronics industries.
Intumescent flame retardants
are widely used in thermoplastic polyester elastomers; however, they are incompatible with polyesters, resulting in poor scratch resistance and scratch-whitening.
Washington, November 29( ANI ): Many home couches contain potentially toxic flame retardants
, scientists have revealed.
Twenty-six international academics and researchers contribute ten chapters reporting research on flame retardants
and their functions, properties and safety.
Although many kinds of fire retardants
for wood and wood-based composites have been studied, the focus is still mainly on compounds or mixtures containing phosphorus, nitrogen, and boron, which can be used in a water solution for solid wood impregnation.
Phosphate fame retardants
for flexible and rigid PUR: tris(beta-chloroethyl) phosphate and tris(beta-chloropropyl) phosphate.
The greatest growth by volume will be for bromine-based, phosphorus-based and melamine-based flame retardants
, due to growth rates in plastics and wood/paper applications.
I am pleased to submit this letter as a representative of the American Chemistry Council Brominated Flame Retardants
Industry Panel (BFRIP).
This August, at a meeting of Environmental Protection Agency scientists who are studying emerging pollutants, one family of chemicals unexpectedly stole the show: brominated flame retardants
5) Environmental Working Group, News Release, "Toxic Fire Retardants
Found in Women's Breast Milk," Sept.