TITLE

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

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Electronics Weekly;3/28/2007, Issue 2281, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
24693851

 

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