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

03.12.2014Buses: Fires and fire safety
Compared to other transportation means, the fire safety requirements f... more...

04.11.2014Fire safety requirements and tests for railway vehicles in China
In China, fire safety requirements for railway vehicles have basically... more...

06.10.2014Workshop on flame retardants and presentation of German AIF research projects at the Fraunhofer LBF in Darmstadt, Germany, on 18 September 2014
The Working Group Fire Safety of the plastics section in the Fraunhofe... more...

15.09.2014Revision of the UK 1988 Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations
The UK 1988 Furniture Fire Safety Regulations set levels of fire resis... more...

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...