Ampacet has launched two halogen-free FR solutions for PE film, with high transparency and optical performance, compatible with the company’s colour portfolio. Ampacet indicate low loading rates, compliance with health and environment requirements including ISO14001 and OHSAS 18001, 94/62/EC (EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive) and automotive norm VDA 232-101 (Global Automotive Declarable Substance List). Ampacet underlines the avoidance of “flame retardant agents containing bromine and antimony [which] are toxic to the environment and hazardous to the health of humans and living organisms when products burn or are recycled”. Fire performance achieved can include B2 (DIN4102), VTM0 (UL94) and Euroclass close equivalents, with self-extinguishing, low dripping and low smoke. Applications include flexible polyethylene and films in carpets, industrial packaging, insulation and lining materials in construction in domestic, railway and other public buildings. Ampacet is a global plastics solution provider, developing innovative plastics formulations since 1937.
“Ampacet Offers Halogen-free Flame Retardant Masterbatches”, November 2020 https://www.ampacet.com/ampacet-offers-halogen-free-flame-retardant-masterbatches/