PINFA NORTH AMERICA

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 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.

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.

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

PINFA NORTH AMERICA MEMBERS

pinfa North America brings together companies providing or using non-halogenated PIN (phosphorus, inorganic and nitrogen based) flame retardants, including large companies and SMEs in different areas of fire safety chemistry or application

BECOME A MEMBER IN NORTH AMERICA

pinfa North America is open to all companies producing or using Phosphorus, Inorganic and Nitrogen (PIN) flame retardants, as full or associate Members respectively

FULL MEMBER

Any producer of Phosphorus, Inorganic and Nitrogen flame retardant chemicals shall be eligible for membership. The membership includes a company’s subsidiaries and joint ventures.

ASSOCIATE MEMBER

Associate membership is open to other related technologies, e.g. FR synergists or companies using Phosphorus, Inorganic and Nitrogen flame retardant chemicals (i.e. formulators, blenders, distributors, agents, end users, etc.).

PROFESSIONAL MEMBER

This membership category is for technical consultants, academic professionals, regulatory and other non-manufacturing organizations.  (The membership fee includes one attendance at a Pinfa-NA calendar year event, e.g. conference or workshop.)

MEMBERSHIP FEE

Membership fee is updated every calendar year according to the General Assembly decision and vote.

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM

Click to download the membership application form. For further information about pinfa membership, contact the pinfa Secretariat.