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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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Apr 14, 2021 | Product News

LANXESS Exhibits FRs, Heat-resistant Pigments and more at CHINAPLAS 2021

LANXESS is exhibiting at CHINAPLAS 2021. The business units High Performance Materials (HPM), Polymer Additives (PLA) and Inorganic Pigments (IPG) are showcasing new products, technologies and...

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Apr 14, 2021 | Industry News

Project Develops Sustainable FRs, Biopolymers Using Marine & Municipal Waste

AIMPLAS is the coordinator of the European DAFIA Project, whose aim has been to recover municipal solid waste and marine rest raw materials from the fishing industry to obtain high value-added...

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Apr 6, 2021 | Product News

Clariant to Feature Sustainable Additive Solutions at CHINAPLAS 2021

Clariant will be at CHINAPLAS 2021. New for the Chinese market will be the Exolit® OP Terra range, renewable-based halogen-free FRs. Licocare® RBW VITA will also be presented that are 100%...

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Apr 2, 2021 | Industry News

CHINAPLAS to Offer Innovative Polymer Additives for Building & Construction Industry

As an end market, building and construction has long been one of the biggest consumers of plastic and polymer composite materials. Applications are diverse, and range from roofing, decks, siding...

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Feb 22, 2021 | Article

Multifaceted Flame Retardant Plastic Development Routes Accelerating Forward!

By Donald Rosato

Check out the multifaceted flame retardant plastic development routes (traditional, circular, radical, synergistic, and recycling) that are accelerating towards more sustainable alternatives...

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Feb 19, 2021 | Article

Low-smoke Halogen-free Flame Retardants

By Parag Shah

Understand the key factors, opportunities, and challenges driving the low-smoke halogen-free flame retardants market w.r.t the new trends, end-use applications across markets and regulations...

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Feb 17, 2021 | Industry News

SMX Shows Unique Marker Systems for Brominate FRs In Plastics

Security Matters Limited has demonstrated a unique marker system for three commercial brominated flame-retardant systems in PA 66, black HIPS and ABS plastics. This is potentially exciting as a...

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Feb 10, 2021 | Industry News

Massachusetts Passes Bill to Restrict Products with Toxic Flame Retardants

The flame retardants bill that protects children, family and firefighters was submitted in Massachusetts years ago, but it did not become a law. The Governor of the State finally signed the bill...

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Feb 8, 2021 | Article

Plastics Industry Skills You Want to Nail in 2021 with SpecialChem Online Courses

By SpecialChem

Discover the hottest trends & formulation skills in 2021 & how our courses help you upskill yourselves to develop optimized plastics products – from material selection to testing and compliance with...

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Feb 3, 2021 | Industry News

Ravago Chemicals to Distribute Momentive’s FR Masterbatches in US and Canada

Momentive Performance Materials announces that Ravago Chemicals will serve as its authorized distributor of Momentive products into the plastics industry in the United States and Canada...

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