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

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...

06.03.2014The Construction Products Regulation and its impact on harmonised European standards
The Construction Products Regulation (CPR) 305/2011 has become mandato... more...

06.02.20142012 USA Fire Statistics
The U.S. nonprofit National Fire Protection Association NFPA was estab... more...