Posted on 24/08/2016 in 32 2016
Growing demand for PIN FRs driven by health & safety

Plastics Today says the market for PIN flame retardants will grow by 8.4% per year to 2021, to reach US$ 5.4 million (based on MarketsandMarkets report, see pinfa Newsletter n°66). Flame retardants’ health and safety are identified a key drivers.

Action on flame retardant safety in the USA is cited and SPI, the US Plastics Industry Association is asking Congress to adopt Bill H.H. 2576 (Chemical Safety for the 21st Century, see below) to update TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act, 1976). FRX Polymers is cited as an innovating company to benefit from the growing PIN FR market, referencing the company’s Frost & Sullivan Product Innovation of the Year Awards 2008 and 2013 and US Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Merit Award 2014, for its environmentally-friendly phosphorus FR polymers.

“Sizzling demand for halogen-free flame retardants”, Plastics Today 1st June 2016

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