PIN FR synergy in recycled ABS

PIN FR synergy in recycled ABS

Combining mineral PIN FRs can improve fire performance and reduce smoke without compromising mechanical performance. Recycled ABS was supplied by the EU CREAToR project which is developing a process to remove brominated flame retardants from and then reuse...
REACH and CLP Classification of melamine

REACH and CLP Classification of melamine

pinfa’s Q&A explains implications for melamine-based flame retardants and for use of melamine itself for fire safety. Melamine has been identified as SVHC under REACH and Carc. 2, H351 and STOT RE 2, H373 under CLP. In melamine-based FRs*, melamine is chemically...
PIN FRs and Recycling

PIN FRs and Recycling

Several presentations and posters at FRPM addressed recycling: Jiuke Chen, Empa, presented tests recycling of PET fibres (two re-extrusion cycles, without ageing) containing phosphorus PIN FRs (DOPO derivate, phosphinate) – see Poster Awards above. Valeria Berner,...
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...
pinfa recycling brochure published

pinfa recycling brochure published

pinfa publishes brochure summarising state-of-the art knowledge and testing on PIN flame retardants and recycling. The 20-page document, available in pdf, looks at how PIN FRs impact plastics recycling, and provides examples of recovery and recycling of PIN FRs and of...