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fire retardant

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


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 Martinswerk acquisition builds on Huber's 34 year history of supplying fire retardants and smoke suppressants.
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.
Huber Corporation, has been a supplier of fire retardant additives for over 30 years.
Specialty concentrates in solid or liquid form are available containing fire retardants, colorants, fillers, antioxidants, uv stabilizers, silicones, blowing agents, slip agents, or antistats.
A new phosphate salt is an efficient fire retardant for polyolefins, and red phosphorus/phenolic combinations are effective in high-temperature polymers.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Stain Proof Fire Retardant Upholstery Cloth Specification:C-K610 (Rev-1) Amndt-1 Size137 Cm Wide (Mm) In Roll Of 105 Mtrs.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed fire retardant coatings that are environmentally friendly.
Organized by Vincentz Network, the conference will focus on such topics as halogen-free retardants for textiles, intumescent coatings for protection of steel structures, clay-polymer thin films for imparting flame retardant behavior to foam and textiles, and toxic and environmental hazards of fire retardant coatings.
Elk Technologies' VersaShield brand of fire barrier fabrics offers manufacturers several fire retardant solutions.