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

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...

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...