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Global consumption for flame retardant chemicals reached 3.9 billion lbs in 2012 and is expected to grow to 4 billion lbs by 2013.
Flame Retardant Chemicals: Technologies and Global Markets report provides a worldwide industry overview with coverage of plastics, textiles, wood/paper, coatings/paper, coatings/construction,
By determining the three-dimensional structure of proteins at the atomic level, researchers at the National Institutes of Health have discovered how some commonly used flame retardants, called brominated flame retardants (BFRs), can mimic estrogen hormones and possibly disrupt the body's endocrine system.
Flame retardants are often extremely harmful to health.
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- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.