What types of products use flame retardants?
While an ever-evolving list of new products—from hair dryers and small appliances to laptops and flat-screen televisions—is incorporated into our homes,
offices and commercial environments, we seldom think about how the products are made.
Flame retardants provide consumers with a critical layer of fire protection and are vital to reducing the risks associated with fire.
Today, flame retardants are used predominantly in four major areas:
Electronics and Electrical Devices
Building and Construction Materials
Transportation (Airplanes, Trains, Automobiles)