Fire safety crucial for energy storage

Fire safety crucial for energy storage

Industry experts say US will need 100 GW of battery grid storage by 2030 and fire safety is needed to enable this. The 100 gigawatts grid storage capacity is needed if the US is to reduce greenhouse emissions by 50% and ensure grid resilience with use of renewable...
Performance PIN masterbatch for PE foams

Performance PIN masterbatch for PE foams

Tosaf launches new phosphorus flame retardant for polyethylene foams for insulation, packaging, construction. The new non-halogenated PIN FR is effective at 10 – 15% loading and acts by a phosphorus gas-phase mechanism, inhibiting burning by blocking free radicals. It...
pinfa Annual Report 2022

pinfa Annual Report 2022

pinfa now has over thirty full and associate members active in 2022 on policy, recycling, communications and worldwide. pinfa’s Annual Report 2022 provides a 30-page summary of actions on PIN flame retardants in the EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability and...
PIN FR glass fibre polypropylene (GF PP)

PIN FR glass fibre polypropylene (GF PP)

Teknor Apex new non-halogen flame retardant GF PP combines mechanical and fire performance for miniaturised components, in applications such as electrical components, electronics housings, structural parts and frames, electrical vehicles, solar power, energy storage....
Strategic Raw Materials (SRM) consultation

Strategic Raw Materials (SRM) consultation

EU public consultation now extended to 30th June: phosphorus not in proposed SRM list despite being critical for fire safety. The proposed EU Critical Raw Materials Regulation retains “Phosphorus” and “Phosphate Rock” on the list of Critical Raw Materials, but not on...