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...
Miami plane crash landing fire

Miami plane crash landing fire

126 people escaped with no major injuries when RED Air MD-80 crash landed and caught fire at Miami International Airport 21st June 2022. Information suggests that a tire burst then landing gear collapsed, the plane landed on the fuselage ending in grass near the...
“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...
Polyphosphonate FR for quality cars

Polyphosphonate FR for quality cars

pinfa member, FRX Innovations (FRW Polymers), has started supplying PIN FR for use in interiors by a leading German car manufacturer. The application, developed in partnership with Xianzhong, a leading Chinese polyurethane foam manufacturer, follows an extensive...
NGOs campaign on FRs in children’s car seats

NGOs campaign on FRs in children’s car seats

US environmental health NGO “The Ecology Center” (Michigan) has published analysis of 600 components (fabric, foam, structural plastics) from 25 car seats (3 from the EU, 22 from the USA). Over 30% of seats showed bromine content (presumed to be FR), over 20% fluorine...