retardants

All Noun
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  • Fire retardants are typically dropped ahead of the moving fire or along its edge and may remain effective for two or more days.
  • It is also fire-resistant and does not require additional fire-retardants finish.
  • It is one of the most common a fire retardants.
  • Used as fire retardants, they can be used for structure protection and in direct-attack applications against wildfires.
  • Fire retardants are commonly used in fire fighting.
  • The group also wants to change widespread policies that require use of flame retardants.
  • Nearly all Americans tested have trace levels of flame retardants in their body.
  • However, these tests do show that the proper selection of fire retardants can markedly improve the fire safety of specific products.
  • Flame retardants manufactured for use in consumer products have been released into environments around the world.
  • Historically, to comply with California's fire safety laws, application of fire retardants has been key.
  • Young children in the United States tend to carry higher levels of flame retardants per unit body weight than do adults.
  • However, this is a "large and complex body of data" that also includes the effectiveness of flame retardants.
  • They may or may not require fire retardants or anti-insect/pest treatments.
  • The modern thatch is well protected by fire retardants, and sprinklers on the roof ensure further protection against fire.
  • Workers in electronics recycling plants around the world also have elevated body levels of flame retardants relative to the general population.
  • Pharmicell is currently selling the flame retardants to domestic and foreign companies.
  • Industries used brominated flame retardants instead, but these are now receiving closer scrutiny.
  • New gel-based retardants which meet NFPA Standard 1150 are being introduced into use.
  • Chemicals used to fight fires may include water, water enhancers, or specially-formulated fire retardants.
  • These salt based flame retardants offer advantages over other metal/mineral-based flame retardants in that they are water processable.
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Root form of retardants is retardant for the noun.

Meaning of retardants

  • noun Any agent that retards or delays or hinders
    flame-retardant