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Chapter 2

Strained Organophosphorus Compounds as Reactive Flame Retardants for Polymeric Materials

The development of new, more effective and environmentally friendly flame retardant strategies for styrenics is of increasing urgency as the criticism of the use of organohalogens, primarily brominated aromatics, becomes more prominent around the world.1–5 Flame retarding species that can be chemica...
Print publication date: 03 Dec 2008
Copyright year: 2009
Print ISBN: 978-0-85404-149-7
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84755-921-0