NEWS

29/11/2018

Stakeholder meeting on fire safety in EU Horizon Europe

Brussels 4th December 2018. A wide range of stakeholders will discuss fire safety in the EU’s research and technology in Horizon Europe (100 billion €, 2021-2028, see pinfa Newsletter n°93) and t...

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29/11/2018

Flame Resistance in Plastics and the Circular Economy

pinfa and AMI are organising a specialist panel on flame retardants in the plastics circular economy at AMI’s Fire Resistance in Plastics Conference, Cologne, Germany, 10-12 December 2018. This is t...

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29/11/2018

Workshop on design for fire safety in green electronics

San José, California, 30 April – 1 May 2019. Day 1 will provide an overview of flame retardants, fire testing and formulation for electrical and electronic applications, with presentations by Alex...

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29/11/2018

pinfa China: fire safety challenges in electro-mobility

pinfa organised the first workshop on fire safety challenges in electro-mobility with 140 attendees in Shanghai, 22nd November 2018. With its ambitious targets for electric vehicles, China is leading...

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29/11/2018

Energy efficient buildings and fire

RISE is currently starting, for the Norway Directorate for Civil Protection (DSB) and the Norway Building Authority (DiBK) an assessment of how new materials and technologies in buildings impact fire...

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29/11/2018

New pinfa introduction video

pinfa has published a new two minute video explaining who we are and what we do. Infographics explain how different (phosphorus, inorganic and nitrogen based) PIN flame retardants function to reduce f...

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29/11/2018

Separating brominated FR contaminated plastics

In EU-funded INSPIRE4LIFE project, SRC Bertin Technologies and Rescoll have developed an automated system to detect plastics containing brominated flame retardants (BFRs) in electrical and electronic...

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29/11/2018

Comparison of smoke toxicity test methods

RISE Fire Research has published a comparison of four different smoke toxicity test methods. The report compares results for four commercially-available insulation materials: black methyl methacrylate...

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29/11/2018

Grenfell Tower fire fallout concerns

UK media (The Guardian) have reported analysis of dust and soil around Grenfell Tower showing elevated levels of PAH (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons) and hydrogen cyanide. The analysis is being carr...

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