Flame Retardants are essential for the safety of many products around us

PIN FRs ensure that electronics stay safe

Most fire deaths are from smoke toxicity, which is reduced by PIN FRs

Fires today grow nearly ten times faster than 40 years ago

PIN FRs can ensure fire safety of natural and recycled insulation products

Certain PIN flame retardants were found preferable by 3rd party research projects and institutions, such as ENFIRO, US EPA, Green Screen

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04/05/2022

EcoDesign proposal and chemicals

The proposed update of EU EcoDesign could have wide impacts on chemicals used in consumer products. EU EcoDesign enables definition of obligatory energy and sustainability criteria for products.

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04/05/2022

FRs and REACH registration of polymers

The proposals to require REACH registration or “notification” of polymers should take into account reactive flame retardants. As part of the new EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability, the European Commission is proposing to require REACH registration of polymers “of concern” and possibly “The obligation to NOTIFY … ALL polymers … from the threshold of 1 tpa.” (DG ENV – ECHA 1 April 2022).

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04/05/2022

EU consultations underway

Proposed regulatory text for update of Construction Products Regulation. To 1st June. Call for Evidence on restriction of the use of hazardous substances in electronics (RoHS Directive). To 2nd June 2022.

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OUR EVENTS

05/06/2022 - 08/06/2022 Napa, California
Fire and Polymers (ACS)

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08/06/2022 - 09/06/2022 Arnhem, The Netherlands
14th International Congress Fire Safety & Science

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