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flammability

[‚flam·ə′bil·əd·ē]
(chemistry)
A measure of the extent to which a material will support combustion. Also known as inflammability.

flammability

A material’s ability to burn or support combustion.
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Customer advice: Primark said: "Following an investigation it has come to our attention that the Supersoft Cushions do not meet Primark's flammability standards.
Aeroblaze Laboratory is an independent testing laboratory specializing in flammability testing for aircraft materials.
Therefore, throughout this discussion it's important to keep in mind that flammability is a continuum and not a set of absolutes as determined by Standard 34.
For each sample, the upper temperature limit of flammability (the temperature at and below which flammable mixtures were formed) was measured using a specialized test method in which small rectangular combustion chambers were refrigerated while filled to 5% volume with the test fuel (intended to simulate a vehicle fuel tank at it's minimum fill level).
This petition provides the CPSC with an opportunity to bring closure to the longstanding issue of furniture flammability," states Bill Perdue, AHFA's vice president of regulatory affairs.
Some retailers also choose to comply with the flammability requirements for children's nightwear, which require a burn rate of three times less that of EN71.
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Caption: If new regulations are adopted in California, crib mattresses and other baby products produced after July 2014 will be exempt from flammability standards.
Taking into consideration the high flammability of cotton fibers, the application of this plan on cotton clothes is essential.