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retardant

[ri′tärd·ənt]
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7 China Low Smoke Halogen Free Flame Retardant Polypropylene (PP) Capacity, Production, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin (2013-2018) 3.
Huber Corporation, has acquired the Satire[TM] nitrogen and phosphorus halogen-free fire retardant technology from Floridienne Group and Catena Additives (a subsidiary of Floridienne).
Halogenated flame retardants are increasingly losing market shares to products that are more environmentally friendly, according to the research.
Research, however, indicated that flame retardants can migrate from foam to household dust to people and pets.
The history of the use of fire retardants in wood can be traced back to early civilizations such as ancient Rome, when wood was impregnated with vinegar and lime to build fire-resistant warships and housing (Shfizadeh 1968).
Supplies Satex brominated flame retardants for epoxies, engineering thermoplastics, high-impact polystyrene and foams, rigid and flexible urethane foam, or unsaturated polyester applications.
A brominated flame retardant, 2,2',4,4',5'-pentabromodiphenyl ether: uptake, retention, and induction of neurobehavioral alterations in mice during a critical phase of neonatal brain development.
Commercial mixtures of PBDEs used as flame retardants are typically dominated by congeners with a given number of bromines.
The group recently released a new study in which it claims it has found high levels of flame retardant (FR) chemicals in mother's breast milk.
However, European regulatory bodies are actively discouraging the use of bromine-based flame retardants for environmental reasons and the possibility of similar activity in the US has prompted both end users and flame retardant producers to pursue alternative technologies.
Flame retardants play an increasingly important role in protecting life and property.
Flame retardants have been studied for years for its incomparable function in various products to prevent ignition of fire.