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Published on Wednesday, 26 January 2011

Environmental flame retardant report

Written by John Mowbray

Flame retardantsLONDON - A new report from DEFRA on the safe use of fire retardants with improved safety and environmental performance promotes the use of wool and wool blend textiles in furnishings; but although it encourages the adoption of non-chemical flame retardant finishes, admits this will take some time and is constrained by costs and other environmental factors.


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