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Synonyms for retardant

any agent that retards or delays or hinders

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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.
Flame retardants play an increasingly important role in protecting life and property.
Flame retardants 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.
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.
Flame retardants based on phosphoric acid esters are said to satisfy virtually all chemical and technical product requirements.