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Huber has now made three acquisitions over the past five years to its fire retardant additives business.
Regional differences are considerable: While halogenated flame retardants are still dominating the Chinese market, ATH compounds are accounting for about half of total market volume in Western Europe and North America.
Stapleton's team set out to gather information that consumers often lack, including which couches contain flame retardants and what kinds.
In the 1980s, guanidine phosphates were synthesized and used as fire retardants for wood at Northeast Forestry University (Luo and Li 1989; Zhao et al.
Antiblaze phosphorus flame retardants in rigid foams for insulation, flexible foams for home and automotive furnishings, textiles, and applications involving low-fogging needs.
Neonatal exposure to the brominated flame retardant 2,2',4,4',5-pentabromodiphenyl ether causes altered susceptibility in the cholinergic transmitter system in the adult mouse.
Manufacturers of the flame retardants estimate that their products save at least 300 U.
7) Environmental News Service: "EU Lawmakers Vote Broad Fire Retardant Ban," Sept.
Plastics are by far the most important outlet for flame retardants in the US, accounting for nearly 80 percent of total flame retardant demand in 1998.
Albright & Wilson is a leading worldwide manufacturer of phosphorus-based flame retardants for use in textiles, plastics, foams, timber, paper, coatings and adhesives.
China has become a key player of flame retardants both in production and consumption.
The technology by Clariant, which it claims sets new standards in non-halogenated flame retardants offering exceptional ecological, toxicological and performance properties, was featured in the new European Union research project into substitution options for brominated flame retardants (BFRs).