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

06.08.20142012-13 Fire Statistics Great Britain: Lowest number of fatalities since 1982
  The recently published fire statistics for Great Britain (Apri... more...

09.07.20143rd International Symposium on Flame-Retardant Materials & Technologies (ISFRMT 2014)
The 3rd International Symposium on Flame-Retardant Materials & Tec... more...

04.06.2014Flame Retardancy Workshop at the Empa-Academy
On 8 May 2014, a workshop on Trends in Fire retardancy Research took p... more...

08.05.2014The FRT14 Fire Retardant Technologies Conference in Preston, UK
The FRT14 Fire Retardant Technologies Conference organized by the Roya... more...

10.04.2014Fire safety and certification of E&E products in Europe
Basically, there are several European directives covering electrical e... more...