Flame retardant 2

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++turned off same text as fire retardant++ A material or additive that does not support combustion. Flame retardants are often added to susceptible materials, such as textiles, plastics or wood to slow or inhibit the spread of fire. Examples of fire retardant chemicals (FRC) include clays, boric acid, sodium borate, ammonium sulfate, sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate as well as most halides, phosphates and sulfates.

Synonyms and Related Terms

fire retardant; intumescent coating

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