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Main Title Decabromodiphenylether : an investigation of non-halogen substitutes in electronic enclosure and textile applications /
Publisher Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, University of Massachusetts Lowell,
Year Published 2005
OCLC Number 60859249
Subjects Decabromodiphenylether ; Fireproofing agents ; Fireproofing agents--Toxicology
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  TP2665.D43 2005 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 07/15/2005
Collation 61 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
April 2005. Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
Background -- Decabromodiphenylether -- Toxics release inventory analysis -- Concerns regarding the use of DecaBDE -- Focus on non-halogenated substitutes -- Understanding flame retardants -- How do flame retardants work? -- Antimony trioxide synergist -- Additive and reactive flame retardants -- Electronic enclosures -- Fire protection standards for electronic enclosures -- TV, CRT and other enclosures -- DecaBDE substitution strategies -- Product redesign -- Non-halogenated flame retardant approaches to DecaBDE substitution -- Non-halogen flame retardants for HIPS -- HIPS/PPO blends -- Bromine- and chlorine-free PC/ABS -- Chlorine- and Bromine free polycarbonate (PC) -- Halogen-free acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) -- Other halogen-free resin systems for enclosures -- HF flame retardants used in HIPS/PPO, PC/ABS and PC resins -- Halogen-free raw material cost -- Summary -- Textile applications -- Where is DecaBDE used in textiles? -- Regulations driving the use of flame retardants in U.S. textiles -- DecaBDE application methods and formulation -- Strategies for DecaBDE substitution in textiles -- Flame retarding fibers -- Durability -- Treatments for specific fibers -- Inherently flame-resistant fibers -- Fabrics -- Substitutes for products using DecaBDE -- Mattresses -- Furniture -- Drapes -- Costs of halogen-free DecaBDE substitutes -- 2002 DecaBDE TRI analysis -- Textile fire safety regulations -- Upholstered furniture -- Draperies -- Other standards -- Textile flame retardant chemicals.