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07/04/2016

A. Schulman joins pinfa Europe

A. Schulman is an international supplier of performance plastics compounds, powders, composites and resins, with technology centres in North America and in Europe. A. Schulman supplies PIN FR plastic...

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07/04/2016

Bio-based PIN FR for bio-based polymer

Phytic acid (inositol hexakisphosphate acid), a phosphorus-rich, bio-degradable, natural chemical, is widely present in plant materials such as grains, beans and oil seeds. It is not a useful food com...

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07/04/2016

Call for papers:

Call for papers on textile fire safety for FLARETEX COST MP1105 final action and publication in MDPI Polymers Journal, themes: Novel Flame Retardants, Toxicological and environmental aspects, Processi...

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07/04/2016

ELDRA halogen-free cables for sustainable buildings

Eldra (TKH-Group), supplier of cables, conduits and connectivity solutions for over 50 years, has installed cables protected with pin flame retardants in two recent sustainable building frontrunner pr...

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07/04/2016

Fire safety of polymer materials in buildings

A group of industry associations including PlasticsEurope, the insulation materials industry and pinfa, has published a ‘view paper’ on fire safety in buildings. The four page document discusses f...

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07/04/2016

Furniture flammability and human health

UL (Underwriters Laboratories) is researching the possible health impacts of, and exposure to, flame retardants in consumer furniture, looking into alternative and environmentally preferable flame ret...

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07/04/2016

New pinfa member: CTF2000

CTF2000, with its headquarters in Belgium, is a dynamic, young European compounding company, specialised in the development and production of flame retardant compounds and textile specialities. Under...

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07/04/2016

Other news

ECHA CORAP list: the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has added 54 substances to the ‘CORAP’ (Community Rolling Action Plan) list of chemicals to be evaluated because of possible health or environ...

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07/04/2016

ProStack pallets offers complete range with PIN FRs

Polymer Solutions International Inc. has obtained FM approval for its new PIN flame retardant pallets (phosphorus – inorganic – nitrogen flame retardant). This is now available through the full Pr...

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