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flame

 [flām]
1. the luminous, irregular appearance usually accompanying combustion, or an appearance resembling it.
2. to render sterile by exposure to a flame.
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Kraiburg TPE flame retardant compounds comply with the IEC 61249-2-21 standard's definition of halogen-free.
Furthermore, evolving regulatory scenarios in the APAC region, especially in China, are expected to boost flame retardants market opportunities.
Following the ban of hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD), which was previously widely used for expanded (EPS) and extruded (XPS) polystyrene, polymeric, bromine-containing flame retardants have been successfully substituted for this in the European Union.
'However, none of the reported flame retardants were reduced below the limit of detection, indicating that individual behavior cannot entirely reduce exposure.'
In addition to legislative activity, there are several other state programs affecting flame retardants and/or products containing flame retardants.
Due to rising global safety standards and the increasing use of flammable materials, the market for flame retardants is becoming increasingly important: according to a study by the market research institute Ceresana, it is now estimated to be worth E1.9 billion ($2.23 billion).
Levels of flame retardants in house dust significantly correlate with personal exposures, she explained.
Chapter 2 analyzes the 16 most important countries and their flame retardants revenues and demand in detail.
Specialist chemicals company Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) and ICL (Tel Aviv :ICL.TA) on Friday announced an agreement, subject to certain closing conditions & regulatory approvals, to form a manufacturing joint venture for the production of polymeric flame retardant.
Demand in the construction sector is high, with the majority of flame retardants being used in pipes and cables made from plastic in residential buildings.
Asphalt binders with excellent flame retardation capability have been prepared successfully by adding various flame retardants such as antimony trioxide, decabromodiphenyl ether, aluminum trihydroxide, and zinc borate.
Meanwhile, the Si element existed in Si[O.sub.2] aerogel, combined with P or N presented in phosphorus flame retardants, exert a certain synergistic flame retardant and smoke suppression effect [10, 11].