Case Studies

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  • January 12, 2017

    Clariant’s phosphinate flame retardant receives excellent GreenScreen® Benchmark 3 rating

    Muttenz, 01-January-2017 - Clariant asked the certified GreenScreen profiler ToxServices to review the assessment of Aluminum Diethylphosphinate (CAS #225789-38-8, “DEPAL”), the key ingredient in Clariant’s Exolit OP phosphinate flame retardants’ product range. The result was an excellent benchmark 3 “use but still opportunity for improvements”, bearing in mind that the highest benchmark 4 “prefer – safer chemical” is so far only achieved by substances like Dihydrogen Oxide (CAS # 7732-18-5, “water”). more

  • July 22, 2015

    What are flame retardants good for?

    Flame retardants are an essential element for the safety of products around us. They reduce the risk of ignition and fire spread of many plastic, textile and construction materials which results in more available escape time for occupants. See here where and how flame retardants act and how they can save lives. more

  • April 28, 2015

    It's Live: The New Clariant Website

    Clariant launched its brand new website after more than a year of development. Packed with features such as responsive web design and a powerful product search engine, visitors can expect a more intuitive navigation experience and a clearer representation of Clariant’s solutions. more

  • April 28, 2015

    PINFA Introduction Film

    In order to introduce pinfa – the Phosphorus, Inorganic and Nitrogen Flame Retardants Association – and its goals to a broader public, a film was made interviewing several members. more

  • April 28, 2015

    Exolit® Flame Retardants are Thoroughly Checked on Sustainability

    Within the last two years Clariant has developed a new tool for managing its product portfolio with regard to sustainable performance. The »Portfolio Value Program System« is used to check product groups systematically in a screening process in order to develop a roadmap for improvements and select outstanding products for promotion or labelling. more

  • April 28, 2015

    Article About Exolit Flame Retardants for Bio-Based Polymers

    In the 1/2015 issue of the Magazine »Kunststoffe«, Clariants TM team wrote an interesting article about halogen-free flame retardants for bio-based polymers. Topics are wood plastic composites (WPC), PLA compounds and bio-based polyamides. Flame retarded formulations based on Exolit AP and Exolit OP are discussed and already commercial available solutions are listed. more

  • April 28, 2015

    Zinc Borate Will Be Classified as a Category 2 Reproductive Toxicant According to the Global Harmonized System for Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (CLP)

    We would like to inform you about a change that is related to the product classification of our products Exolit OP 1312 and Exolit OP 1314. This change follows from a change in the classification of zinc borate which is contained as a minor component in our products. more

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