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

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...

03.06.2015Classification and testing of cables under the European Construction Products Regulation (CPR)
The fire properties of cables are of great importance from a fire safe... more...

11.05.2015Combustible, fiber-reinforced lightweight composites approved for the first time in a SOLAS ship
The International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea SOLAS conta... more...

13.04.2015Flame Retardancy Workshop at the IMDEA Materials Institute, Madrid
From 4 to 6 February 2014, a workshop on Advances in Fire Retardancy o... more...

09.03.2015ISO/TC 92 Fire Safety Activities
ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the world's la... more...