Pinfa-NA (North America) is a non-profit trade organization that brings together and represents manufacturers and users of the major flame retardant technologies.

pinfa acronyme is coming from Phosphorus, Inorganic and Nitrogen Flame Retardants Association.


Pinfa North america has two levels of membership:

  • Full Members: Flame retardant manufacturers
  • Associate Members: Synergists, Flame retardant compound formulators, fabricators and end-users

pinfa supports fire safety through innovative, reliable and sustainable fire performance solutions, using products based on halogen free phosphorus (P), nitrogen (N) and inorganic compound (metal ions, hydroxides).

pinfa North America works with sister association pinfa, a Sector Group of Cefic (the European Chemical Industry Council)pPinfa North America sponsors and participates in conferences on flame retardants and end uses, industry and regulatory organizations and we produce educational brochures relating to flame retardant technology and markets.

Benefits of joining: Be on the forefront of developments in the field of non-halogenated flame retardants , regulatory and environmental developments impacting the field.

pinfa North America represents the manufacturers and users of non-halogenated phosphorus, inorganic and nitrogen flame retardants (PIN FRs). The members of pinfa share the common vision of continuously improving the environmental and health profile of their flame retardant products. Therefore, pinfa members seek to dialogue with the users of PIN FRs in order to identify their needs and technologies they are looking for. pinfa also co-operates with national & supranational organisations (EU, OECD, United Nations) & other industry associations, consumer organisations & non-governmental organisations and will ensure the development of scientific knowledge related to the whole life cycle of PIN FRs


pinfa North America Statutes
pinfa operates in accordance with the defined Operating Rules as agreed and voted by pinfa North America General Assembly.

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Member of the US Green Building Council (USGBC)

pinfa-na and pinfa works together in close cooperation to promote fire safety with environmentally sound products.