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Flame Retardants


Flame-retardants are an important class of additives added to polymers to prevent or slow the further development of ignition. At the same time, they are under continuous regulation scrutiny due to the chemistries used in these grades.

To satisfy the industry’s need for a safer solution, technologies like halogen-free flame retardants are coming up and experts are working on other newer and safer solutions as well.

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Nov 23, 2020 | Product News

NeoGraf Solutions’ New Non-halogenated FR Additive Offers Higher Onset Temperature

NeoGraf Solutions has announced the addition of GrafGuard® 280-50N to its lineup of expandable graphite flake, non-halogenated, non-flammable, fire retardant additives. The new GrafGuard 280-50N is...

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Nov 16, 2020 | Product News

Ampacet Launches Halogen-free FR Masterbatches for PE Films

Ampacet launches halogen-free flame retardant masterbatches, HALOFREE 709 and HALOFREE 229, featuring outstanding flame retardancy in polyethylene film at low addition rates and compliance with...

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Nov 12, 2020 | Industry News

India Approves Ban on Certain Brominated FRs Listed Under Stockholm Convention

BSEF, The International Bromine Council, takes note of the recent India Union Government ratifying the Stockholm Convention bans on certain brominated flame retardants. These substances were...

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Oct 16, 2020 | Product News

Dow Launches Low Volatile Silicone Surfactants for PU Foam Formulations

Dow has introduced the next generation of low cyclics, low volatile silicone VORASURF™ Surfactants. These new-generation additives also allow formulators to easily comply with demanding regulatory...

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Oct 8, 2020 | Industry News

DMG Appoints Maroon Group as Distributor of Vermiculite-based FRs in US & Canada

Maroon Group announces a new distribution relationship with Dicalite Management Group (DMG). Effective immediately, Maroon Group will be the exclusive distributor of DMG's Microlite line of...

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Sep 28, 2020 | Product News

SONGWON Launches Halogen-free, WB Flame Retardant for CASE Market

SONGWON has further developed its halogen-free technology and is adding a new product to its portfolio of flame-retardant synergists. SONGFLAME® WB 201 is the latest addition to SONGWON’s...

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Sep 24, 2020 | Industry News

Huber Fire Retardant Additives Division to Open Power Plant in Germany

The Fire Retardant Additives division of Huber Engineered Materials is preparing a plan for a major sustainability project and s investment in a new power plant at its Martinswerk facility in...

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Sep 16, 2020 | Industry News

Tosaf Uses Solvay’s UV Light Stabilizer to Prolong Lifetime of Stadium Seats

Solvay and Tosaf are attempting to extend the durability of plastics for outdoor stadium seats. Solvay provides Tosaf with UV light stabilizers for this application. Both companies share a focus on...

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Sep 9, 2020 | Industry News

Tomsk State University Chemists Start Domestic Production of Fire Retardants

Novokhim, the Engineering Chemical-Technological Center, and the Laboratory of Organic Synthesis of Tomsk State University have developed the first domestically produced anticombustion substances...

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Aug 13, 2020 | Industry News

BSEF and Partners to Use New Recycling Approach for Brominated Flame Retardants

Security Matters Limited announces that the BSEF, NAFRA and its member companies will use SMX’s technology to advance research and approaches that support the tracking and tracing of brominated...

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