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

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

09.02.2015Flame Retardancy Workshop at the IMDEA Materials Institute, Madrid
From 4 to 6 February 2015, a workshop on Advances in Fire Retardancy o... more...

05.01.2015December The month of fires
Fire risk is particularly high in December. In Germany, during the adv... more...

03.12.2014Busses - Fire Safety Requirements tightened, but not enough
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...