1st Edition

Global Fire Safety Issues
Industries and Products



ISBN 9781566767989
Published March 14, 1999 by CRC Press
240 Pages

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Book Description

This book is a compilation of papers presented at the 1999 Spring International Conference held in New Orleans, Louisiana. The papers provide a detailed account of various flame retardants along with the developments in the field, primarily focusing on engineering plastics applications.

Table of Contents

1. "FiRe-LCA Status Report 1998" 2. "New Flame-Retarding Plastics without Halogen and Phosphorus for Electronic Products" 3. "Action toward Plastic Recycle: From Plastic Material Selection to Collection and Recycle" 4. "Toxicity Studies Concerning Antimony Oxide" 5. "Implications for Flame Retardants in the Development of a Single Source Code in the U.S." 6. "Harmonisation of the Testing of European Construction Products: The Final Quarter" 7. "Zinc-Sulfide-Based Flame-Retardant Systems 8. "Polymeric Materials in Portable Electric Appliances" 9. "The Study of Nonhalogen Flame Retardant Systems for Wire and Cable" 10. "Melamine Based Flame Retardants-A Fresh Look" 11. "New Developments with Phosphorus-Based Flame Retardants for Engineering Plastics, Polypropylene, and Thermoset Resins" 12. "Fires in the Home" 13. "Fire Retardant Reagent in the Composite Board Industry" 14. "Bromine-Free Flame Retardant Polycarbonate" 15. "The Role of Flame Retardants in E&E Equipment" 16. "Thermal Stability of Brominated Additives for Engineering Plastics Applications"

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