Flame retardants in everyday life

Flame retarded products in everyday life

Flame retardants are used to improve the fire safety of combustible products and materials in all sectors of our everyday life. These are:

  • Buildings (insulation material, water pipes, facade facings)

  • Electrical/Electronics (monitor housings, cables, plugs, fuse boxes, circuit boards)

  • Transportation (automotive, railway, ships, aircraft, with seats, floorings, linings, insulation)

  • Upholstered furniture

01.08.2016pinfa's first workshop in China confirms interest in halogen free FRs
In June 2016, over 250 people from academia, industry, and material sc... more...

02.11.20151st International Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire Safety Materials Science and Engineering (AOFSM’1 2015)
The 1st International Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire Safety Materials ... more...

19.10.2015European fire tests for cables in building and CE-marking
In 2008, in the context of the Construction Products Directive (now Co... more...

02.09.2015Electrical fires and fire safety requirements for E&E equipment
In a U.S. statistical overview from NFPA[i] on electrical fires in res... more...

04.08.2015prEN 16733: Standard draft for testing and classifying the propensity of construction products to undergo continuous smouldering
In the past, the smouldering of construction products has led to a lar... more...

15.07.201515th Conference on „Fire Retardancy and Protection of Materials, FRPM 2015”
The 15th Conference on „Fire Retardancy and Protection of Materi... more...