Safety by Durability

Safety by Durability

pinfa infographics explain why chemical stability of PIN FRs is key to Green Deal product durability objectives. PIN flame retardants need to be fit for purpose and for a long product lifetime: their stability is a prerequisite to ensure durability and not an obstacle...
Possible restriction of halogen FRs in E&E

Possible restriction of halogen FRs in E&E

State proposes to restrict all halogenated flame retardants (HFFRs) in E&E enclosures and stands. The proposal from the Washington State Ecology Department takes forward the SAFER “priority products” process (law RCW 70.365, see pinfa Newsletter n°108). All...
Whirlpool sued 1.3 M£ for tumble-dryer fire

Whirlpool sued 1.3 M£ for tumble-dryer fire

Legal action by a London borough adds to payments already made to 37 residents and recall of half a million driers. In August 2016, a fire started in a flat on Heathstan Road, Shepherds Bush, caused by tumble drier (according to the London Fire Brigade investigation)....
“Circularizing the Electronics Industry”

“Circularizing the Electronics Industry”

z2data Webinar with Design Chain Associates says circularity drives to sustainable chemicals, and EU Green Deal policies will make this happen. Environmental compliance, sustainability, safety and performance expert, Michael Kirschner, says the electronics industry...