Got your goat -- not this year!

Gibson, Jane
January 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;1/29/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 51, p38
Trade Publication
The article reports on the failure of arsonists to burn the straw goat, the traditional bringer of Christmas gifts in Sweden, which was built in Gavle, Sweden due to a flame retardant from Magma International. The goat, until December 2006, had survived beyond Christmas day only 10 times. The goat was constructed from a timber framework that had been treated with TG3, a flame retardant manufactured by Magma International. The straw was covered in Firestops's flame retardant Noflan and then with a waterproof product.


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