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Latest Fire retardant Stories

2012-12-09 05:03:50

A recent study from the Columbia Center For Children’s Environmental Health indicates chemicals present in traditional foam and innerspring mattresses may cause a range of ailments, bolstering

Is Your Couch Harboring Dangerous Toxins
2012-11-28 13:42:59

Over half of couches in homes have potentially toxic or chemical flame retardants, according to a study published in the Environmental Science & Technology journal.

2012-08-29 23:01:01

QTAC, the latest product release from MTECH, Inc., is a self-contained firefighting apparatus designed to be carried on ATVs, UTVs, or in passenger truck beds. Chico,

Clay-based Coating May Show The Way To New Generation Of Green Flame Retardants
2012-06-28 10:46:09

In searching for better flame retardants for home furnishings—a large source of fuel in house fires—National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers defied the conventional wisdom and literally hit a wall, one made of clay.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.