fire retardant


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fire retardant

Public health A chemical used to resist combustion, which may contain polybrominated biphenyls and antimony oxide

fire

naked flame.

fire ant
Solenopsis invicta; bites can cause severe conjunctivitis and corneal ulcers.
fire brand
see brand.
fire engine practice
see fire engine practice.
fire fish
members of the fish family Scorpaenidae, or scorpion fish which cause intense skin irritation.
fire injury
fire retardant
chemicals used to proof timber or fabric against fire. Many of these agents are poisonous. The best known are polybrominated and polychlorinated biphenyls.
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The reaction taking place between the reactive fire retardant (such as phosphoryl chemicals) and wood can occur at the liquid--solid interface.
Forest Service issued guidelines for use of fire retardants by aerial fire fighting crews.
In 2010, HEM made a key acquisition and initiated a tolling agreement to bolster its fire retardant additive business.
VersaShield fabrics contain no hazardous fire retardant chemicals.
Specialty concentrates in solid or liquid form are available containing fire retardants, colorants, fillers, antioxidants, uv stabilizers, silicones, blowing agents, slip agents, or antistats.
Phosphorus is the preferred fire retardant for thermosets that are based on oxygen-containing polymers, but it is generally ineffective in hydrocarbon polymers because of the lack of oxygen.
The fire retardant was an intumescent and commercially available Non-nen OK 201 made by Marubishi Oil Chemical Co.
With heavy black smoke churning into the skies as flames devoured nearly 5,000 acres of parched chaparral last weekend, helicopters mistakenly dropped at least one load - and possibly three - of pink fire retardant into the creek, said Cid Morgan, district ranger for the U.
Specialty concentrates, in solid or liquid form, are available containing fire retardants, colorants, fillers, antioxidants, uv stabilizers, silicones, blowing agents, slip agents, or antistats.
Pre-treatment -- if necessary, perimeter brush on the property is sprayed with Phos-Chek(R), the same environmentally friendly fire retardant used by the U.
4) Air National Guard crews practice filling a firefighting C-130 with fire retardant.