Fire Hazard Comparison of Fire-Retarded and Non-Fire-Retarded Products.
Fire Hazard Comparison of Fire-Retarded and
Babrauskas, V.; Harris, R. H., Jr.; Gann, R. G.; Levin,
B. C.; Lee, B. T.; Peacock, R. D.; Paabo, M.; Twilley,
W.; Yoklavich, M. F.; Clark, H. M.
NBS SP 749; 92 p. July 1988.
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flame retardants; cone calorimeters; furniture
calorimeters; chromatography; plastics; heat release
rate; compartment fires; fire tests; smoke production
A test program was conducted for the Fire Retardant
Chemicals Association to quantify the effects of fire
retardant chemicals on total fire hazard. Five
different types of products, each made from a different
type of plastic were used. The products were made up in
analogous fire-retardant (FR) and non-retarded variants