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Innovation on Flame Retardants Channel
Severe regulations have pushed the need for innovations in Flame Retardants. Halogen-free Flame Retardants have already brought a first answer to these requirements, but they are required to be added at higher levels and hence lowering polymer properties. Experts are now talking about hybrid systems composed of Flame Retardants & nano-fillers.

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May 20, 2019 | Product News

AnHui Estone Materials Technology to Launch FR Grades & Silica at CHINAPLAS 2019

AnHui Estone Materials Technology Co., Ltd will launch Inorganic nano-powder flame retardant, suitable for low-smoke halogen-free cable materials, can effectively reduce the total heat release at...

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May 14, 2019 | Product News

Oceanchem to Showcase Brominated and Phosphorus-based FRs at CHINAPLAS 2019

Oceanchem Group will showcase its range of Brominated flame retardants meant for various applications and products at CHINAPLAS 2019. Oceanchem Group offers the most comprehensive range of...

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May 7, 2019 | Industry News

FRX Polymers & Yoo-Point Group to Develop Halogen-free FR-based Emulsions for PU Foam

FRX Polymers has announced a joint development agreement with China’s Yoo-Point Group for the production of flame retardants containing water-based emulsions which contain FRX Polymers’ Nofia®...

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Apr 19, 2019 | Industry News

Hands Help Spread FRs and Plasticizers Throughout Indoors

Researchers report that hands play a central role in transferring OPEs and other flame retardants and plasticizers throughout the indoor environment. To the researchers’ surprise, all indoor...

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Apr 17, 2019 | Industry News

BSEF Shows Concern for Proposed Ban on Halogenated Flame Retardants in Electronics

BSEF, the International Bromine Council, has significant concerns over the proposed ban on halogenated flame retardants (HFRs) in the enclosures and stands of electronic displays contained within an...

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Apr 9, 2019 | Industry News

Fire-retardant Plastics Conference Offered Bio-based FR Additives for Plastics

Pinfa (Phosphorous, Inorganic and Nitrogen Flame Retardants Association) and AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Center, organized the IV edition of the ‘Fire-retardant Plastics Conference’. Divided...

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Apr 2, 2019 | Industry News

K 2019 Receives Outstanding Response, Over 3000 Exhibitors Expected

K 2019, The Worlds No. 1 Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber, is fully booked. Over 3,000 exhibitors from more than 60 countries have registered and will occupy the entire exhibition grounds with...

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Mar 25, 2019 | Industry News

Solvent-free Flame Retardants Land FRX Polymers in 2019 Global Cleantech 100 List

FRX Polymers® Inc. has been named to the 2019 Global Cleantech 100 List which recognizes the world’s leaders in sustainable innovation. The company, which earned the distinction for the sixth time...

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Feb 27, 2019 | Industry News

ECHA Categorizes Plastic Additives on Release Potential Criteria

Information on over 400 substances used in the EU as additives in plastics is now available on ECHA’s website. It covers substances used as flame retardants, plasticizers, heat stabilizers...

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Feb 19, 2019 | Industry News

New Study Claims FR Chemicals Increase SVOCs' Concentration in Exposed Children

Children living in homes with all vinyl flooring or flame-retardant chemicals in the sofa have significantly higher concentrations of potentially harmful semi-volatile organic compounds (SVOCs) in...

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