Flame Retardants

Flame retardants can make a decisive contribution to the safety of people, animals, buildings, furniture, electric and electronic apparatus , textiles, public transport and cars

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Fire Safety

Fire is a very significant cause of injury, suffering, death and of property damage. Fire is a constant often hidden hazard calling for constant protection to achieve fire safety

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Sustainability

We believe the sound management of chemicals is essential to meet our commitment to sustainable fire safety and development of sustainable flame retardants

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WomenFireFires can be destructive and dangerous

As new technologies emerge, so too does the demand to demonstrate their safety.

The advent of plastics, for example, has witnessed a transformation in the way we live. A whole range of colourful and innovative products have entered our homes. Simultaneously, there has been a need to ensure that these products are not only functional and attractive but also safe from the danger of fire. Flammable materials present within furniture, and electrical and electronic products for example, require protective measures to safeguard us. Enter flame retardants, substances which, by their nature, delay ignition and thereby the development of a fire.

EFRA member companies work hard to make flame retardants which enhance your everyday safety

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This website will allow you to discover all the essential up-to-date information on the regulations, applications, health, environment and sustainability issues in connection with our industry.

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Electronics & Electricity

 Different systems are effectively deployed to prevent fire in electronic & electrical components

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Furniture & Textile

New materials have to conform to strict fire safety standards, thanks to flame retardants

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Transport

Fire safety of modern transport require application of flame retardants for the construction and comfort of passengers

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Construction

Safety in both public and private buildings use materials treated with specific fire retardants

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