Latest Fire retardant Stories

2010-12-05 23:26:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) arrived in Haifa, Israel on December 5 to help combat the wildfires that began on December 2 in Northern Israel.

2010-10-28 08:15:00

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 145 prominent scientists from 22 countries signed a first-ever consensus statement documenting health hazards from flame retardant chemicals found at high levels in home furniture, electronics, insulation, and other products.

2010-10-11 11:53:00

ORTONVILLE, Mich., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Furnaces are firing up for the first time in months throughout Michigan, forcing an inevitable future of higher home heating bills. Simultaneously, creepy insects are clamoring for more comfortable turf - like attics - to weather the coming winter.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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