Brominated structures can be safely smelted to recover metal content, claims industry body

March 2007
Electronics Weekly;3/28/2007, Issue 2281, p11
Trade Publication
The article states that the European Brominated Flame Retardant Industry Panel claims that plastic and metal structures containing brominated fire retardants can be safely smelted to recover the metal content. Hydrocarbons in the plastics burn to CO2 and water, acting as fuel and maintaining the reducing atmosphere.


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