VOLUME FORECAST: GLOBAL MARKET FOR BROMINATED FLAME RETARDANTS
manufacturers adhere to California's flammability standard - termed "Technical Bulletin 117" (TB117) - and use flame retardants
in residential furniture.
Fyrol halogenated phosphate ester flame retardants
for flexible and rigid urethanes.
According to an updated technical market research report, "Flame retardant
chemicals--RC-004B," from BCC Research, the consumption of flame retardant
chemicals worldwide was 2.
The author is the manager of the American Chemistry Council's (ACC) Brominated Flame Retardants
Industry Panel (BFRIP).
Some years ago the Monitor reported that Congress mandated a National Academy of Sciences (NAS) study on the possible toxicity of flame retardant
chemicals that might be used to treat upholstered furniture fabrics.
play an increasingly important role in protecting life and property.
have been studied for years for its incomparable function in various products to prevent ignition of fire.
Global demand for flame retardants
is projected to expand 4.
Supplies Satex brominated flame retardants
for epoxies, engineering thermoplastics, high-impact polystyrene and foams, rigid and flexible urethane foam, or unsaturated polyester applications; Antiblaze phosphorus flame retardants
in rigid foams or insulation, flexible foams for home and travel furnishings, textiles, and applications for low-fogging needs; Martinal aluminum hydroxide flame retardants
for polymers with processing temperatures to 392 F; and Magnifin magnesium hydroxide flame retardants
for thermoplastics and elastomers requiring higher process temperatures up to 644 F.
The firm offers a range of flame retardants
based on phosphoric acid esters.
China's market for flame retardants
chemicals (FRC) growth slowed to approximately 5% in 2009 from 8.
Bromine & Its Derivatives Market by Application (Flame Retardants
, Oil & Gas Drilling, Biocides, Medicinal, Hbr Flow Battery, Plasma Etching, PTA Synthesis), Derivatives (Organobromines, Clear Brine Fluids, And Hydrogen Bromide) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts 2018
Hooker Chemicals (acquired by Occidental Chemical) was among the first suppliers to develop flame retardants
specifically for non-plasticized thermoplastics.
based on phosphoric acid esters are said to satisfy virtually all chemical and technical product requirements.