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2011-08-31 20:17:23

The technology in "fire paint" used to protect steel beams in buildings and other structures has found a new life as a first-of-its-kind flame retardant for children's cotton sleepwear, terrycloth bathrobes and other apparel.

2011-08-03 19:31:30

Gram for gram, novel carbon nanofiber-filled coatings devised by researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Texas A&M University outperformed conventional flame retardants used in the polyurethane foam of upholstered furniture and mattresses by at least 160 percent and perhaps by as much as 1,130 percent.

2011-07-06 08:14:00

BOSTON, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers studied over two dozen offices in Boston and discovered dangerous flame retardant chemicals - polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) - banned by an international treaty - are contaminating every office.

2011-05-26 10:00:00

SARNIA, Ontario, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Megola Inc. (OTCBB: MGON), a leading environmental solution provider, announces that it has changed the product name of its recent recipe purchase of AF21 Anti-Fire Inhibitor to Fire Inhibitor Coating (FIC) and Fire Inhibitor Powder (FIP). Megola Inc.

2011-05-18 12:08:00

New Study Finds Hazardous and Untested Flame Retardants WASHINGTON, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study of baby products found that 80% of items tested contained chemical flame retardants that are either considered toxic or are untested with unknown effects, according to a peer-reviewed study published today in Environmental Science & Technology Journal. The study analyzed 101 products designed for newborns, babies, and toddlers - including car seats, breast feeding...


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