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06/Oct/2017
Fraunhofer LBFs and PINFAs research activities on the recycling of plastics containing halogen free flame retardants
Recycling is an important issue with regard to the
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01/Sep/2017
New pinfa video: How effective are flame retardants for fire safety?
A new video from PINFA, the Phosphorus, Inorganic
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04/Aug/2017
Recycling of plastic waste - curse or a blessing?
In our fast-paced „throwaway society“
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31/May/2017
Plastics for E&E applications, “fuse box meets dryer” 2017 in Würzburg
As in previous years „Kunststoffzentrum (SKZ
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01/Aug/2016
pinfa's first workshop in China confirms interest in halogen free FRs
In June 2016, over 250 people from academia, indus
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02/Nov/2015
1st International Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire Safety Materials Science and Engineering (AOFSM’1 2015)
The 1st International Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fi
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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