Halloween costumes fire danger

Halloween costumes fire danger

Tests show some children’s Halloween outfits ignite within a second and burn for up to ten minutes. 15 UK supermarket Halloween costumes were tested by UK firefighters (Pegswood, Northumberland) with The Sun newspaper. Some ignited within a few seconds and burned...
Flame retardant “market reports”

Flame retardant “market reports”

Market studies, for sale online, continue to predict sustained growth in flame retardants worldwide, but numbers vary widely. Most reports suggest electronics, cables, construction, transport (in particular automobile, aerospace) as key growth sectors, with growth...
Non-hazardous FR package for PC-GF

Non-hazardous FR package for PC-GF

ROMIRA flame retardant, GF-reinforced PC blend with non-halogenated, non-hazardous or non-SVHC-listed additives. ROMIRA (ROWA GROUP) has developed a 10% glass fibre reinforced polycarbonate blend which can meet  UL 94 V-0 (1.5 mm) and offers good mechanical...
pinfa input UK Furniture Fire Safety Regs

pinfa input UK Furniture Fire Safety Regs

pinfa welcomes the UK’s commitment to furniture fire safety, supports that FRs be only used where appropriate and underlines that recognised safe PIN FRs are available. The UK currently has the world’s most demanding fire safety regulations for domestic furniture,...
UK consults on Furniture Fire Regulations

UK consults on Furniture Fire Regulations

Public consultation on recast of UK’s 1988 Furniture Fire Safety Regulations open to 24th October 2023. The consultation includes a draft regulatory text “to illustrate the approach”. UK public consultation on recast of the 1988 Furniture Fire Safety Regulations, open...