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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21/06/2021

What does product sustainability mean for tomorrow’s fire safety?

With the Green Deal, the European Commission is developing the Circular Economy Action Plan, the Sustainable Chemical Strategy, the Sustainable Products Initiative (SPI) and the Zero Pollution Action Plan … which will have far-reaching implications for the product value chain, including defining “Essential Use” for chemicals and materials. Fire safety is demanded in many applications where flammable materials such as plastics, composites, fibres or wood are increasingly used. With the European Commission’s goal of having all products Safe and Sustainable by Design, this webinar will address ask: Should fire safety be an inherent part of safe and sustainable materials and products? Can flame-retardant materials be “Safe and Sustainable by Design” ?

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08/06/2021

Proposed chemical tax revision is appreciated – necessary steps in the right direction, but complete withdrawal should still be considered

In the first official evaluation of the tax submitted in 2020, KEMI and the Tax Agency concluded that the tax has been largely ineffective in modifying flame retardant use in electronics, is not cost-effective, has increased prices for consumers and is administratively burdensome for the companies.

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28/05/2021

Sustainable Products Initiative

Sustainable Products Initiative public consultation: open to 9th June 2021. One of several regulatory developments engaged as part of the Green Deal. See pinfa Newsletter n°125.

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