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17/May/2021
“Fire Resistance in Plastics" addresses circular economy
As in the last year, events such as fairs or meeti
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08/Apr/2021
Updated comprehensive overview about flame retardants available
The article about flame retardants in ULLMANN'
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07/Dec/2020
During "European Fire Safety Week" Pinfa informs about fire safety for e-mobility
As in previous months, conferences and information
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13/Nov/2020
RoHS and potential additional flame-retardant bans in Europe
  In the past, the growing amount of elect
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09/Oct/2020
Electronics Goes Green 2020+ brings together participants from the "green electronics sector" online
Despite the continuing corona crisis, conferences
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26/May/2020
US EPA - Current risk assessment and consultation for a chlorinated alkylphosphate ester, triphenylphosphate and tetrabromo-bisphenol-A
Chemicals, and thus also flame retardants, are inc
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Use of Flame Retardants

Flame retardants are essential

  • Flame retardants minimize the risk of fires starting, and once started, of spreading
  • They are proven to save lives and protect property and are therefore an essential part of fire protection.
  • The safe application of plastics in our modern society would not be feasible without the use of flame retardants.
  • Their "side effects" have to be taken into account in a balanced manner.