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

10.04.2014Fire safety and certification of E&E products in Europe
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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
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16.01.2014Fire fighting in subzero weather
The historical arctic air blast over the U.S. beginning of January 201... more...

05.12.2013The Fire Resistance in Plastics 2013 Conference
The Fire Resistance in Plastics 2013 Conference took place in Cologne,... more...

07.11.2013Fire protection on rail vehicles: The new EN 45545 eventually introduced
Fire protection on rail vehicles is now truly European: after around 2... more...