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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