The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Clariant its “New Chemicals Program P2 Recognition Project Award” for the company’s Exolit OP 560, a new-generation non-halogenated flame-retardant. The product is made by the company’s Pigments & Additives Division for polyurethane foams in automotive, furniture and consumer applications.
The two polyurethane systems Baydur and Baytherm from Bayer MaterialScience’s PU systems business BaySystems played a major role in the development of Top Therm 90, a concept for slimline windows and facades with excellent insulating properties that cut heat losses by around half compared with the solutions currently on offer.
Cellular Technology Europe Ltd. (CTEL), Birmingham, UK, a distributor of polyurethane additives, has launched the new low fogging and low emission (VOC) high molecular weight phosphate ester flame retardant Celltech 60.
The Polyurethanes division of Huntsman has launched three new grades of Irogran thermoplastic polyurethane specifically designed to meet with the European Union’s Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) regulations EC2023/2006.
The O2-Resq system for providing immediate ventilation in cases of congestive heart failure and other respiratory distress includes a face mask with a soft, rounded elastomeric cushion that fits comfortably on the patient’s face and is free of odour, according to manufacturer Pulmodyne, Inc.