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2010-04-28 07:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- LINE-X Protective Coatings (LINE-X) is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at Coal Prep 2010 in Lexington, Kentucky, April 27-29, 2010 (booth #8). During the show, LINE-X will be featuring their mine-specific, fire retardant product XS-252. Ideal for the mining and military sectors, LINE-X XS-252 was designed for companies looking for protection against abrasion, corrosion and impact, but also needing fire retardant properties. The...

2010-04-21 06:00:00

BOULDER CITY, Nev., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amerityre Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: AMTY)--Amerityre, a leading manufacturer of polyurethane flat proof tires, today announced it has begun shipping its Amerifoam G45 fire retardant packaging foam to a large aeronautical company for use in manufacturing plants. The Amerifoam G45 is a durable and lightweight flexible flame retardant foam that is ideal for use in the manufacturing and packaging industry for all kinds of different...

2009-07-22 09:28:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An examination of 12,084 Intelligent Global Pooling Systems (iGPS) pallets collected by NWPCA members at locations across the U.S. and awaiting pick-up revealed that 9.7% of those plastic pallets do not carry the Underwriter Laboratory's (UL) or Factory Mutual (FM) marks. This raises a question as to whether these 1,173 unmarked plastic pallets contain the fire retardant deca-bromine and accordingly whether they represent a fire hazard....

2009-05-08 06:00:00

Legislators Cave to Special Interests and Put Vermont Public At Risk - Bill Will Cost State Millions of Dollars - Thousands of Jobs - Gubernatorial Veto Requested WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite overwhelming opposition from medical professionals, fire professionals, businesses and community leaders the Vermont Legislature approved a very narrow phase-out of DECA BDE, putting Vermonters at greater risk for harm from fires. After being fast-tracked through the Senate, where...

2009-04-14 09:36:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When plastic pallets were first introduced to the market, they created a fire hazard which led insurance companies and fire regulators to require a two-class upgrade for warehouse sprinkler systems in plants using plastic pallets. Some plastic pallet manufacturers have added the chemical fire retardant deca-bromine to the petroleum-based polymer pallets. According to a lifecycle analysis by Intelligent Global Pooling Systems (iGPS) who...

2009-03-03 12:37:00

Massive Costs to Warehouse Industries ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A proposal by the National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM) to radically alter existing compliance standards for pallets would cost billions of dollars to already struggling industries, and will not improve safety. The move, being fast-tracked by NASFM, would have significant negative consequences for all companies that use or receive pallets including product manufacturers, agriculture,...

2008-12-15 12:32:15

Two U.S. researchers advise consumers to think twice about spending money on a commercial flame retardant for a Christmas tree. Drs. Gary Chastagner of Washington State University's Puyallup Research Center and Eric Hinesley of North Carolina State University, tested two flame retardants on Douglas-fir and Fraser fir, and neither showed any benefit to the trees. Many cities and municipalities require that chemical flame retardants be used on cut Christmas trees displayed in public buildings....

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2008-12-12 15:20:00

Economical and easy way to keep trees green: Water works best This Christmas season, think twice about spending money on a commercial flame retardant for your Christmas tree. The good, old-fashioned method"”keeping your tree in a container of fresh water"”is probably all you need to keep your tree green and healthy. Researchers have determined that some flame retardants don't work on cut Christmas trees; in fact, in several cases the chemical retardants sped up the drying process...

2008-10-29 18:00:00

Best Fire Defense LLC, manufacturer of the world's leading portable fire prevention pumps, today announced the release of its next generation pump designed to turn any body of water such as a pool, lake or storage tank, into a vital water source to fight wildfires, refill fire engines and supply homes with water during emergencies or natural disasters when water pressure is low or lost. The release coincides with the company's official launch and introduction of its new e-commerce Web site,...

2008-10-02 21:00:11

By Marla Cone; Environmental Health News Californians have the world's highest levels of toxic flame retardants in their homes and in their bodies, according to new scientific findings published Wednesday. Household dust tested in Richmond and Bolinas had four to ten times more brominated flame retardants than other American homes and 200 times more than European homes. Statewide, Californians had twice as much in their blood than other U.S. residents. The lower the income, the more...


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