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Title Fire and polymers : hazards identification and prevention : developed from a symposium sponsored by the Macromolecular Secretariat at the 197th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Dallas, Texas, April 9-14, 1989 / Gordon L. Nelson, editor.
Imprint Washington, DC : American Chemical Society, 1990.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 627 pages) : illustrations
Series ACS symposium series ; 425
ACS symposium series ; 425.
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Subject Polymers -- Fires and fire prevention -- Congresses.
Fires -- prevention & control.
Polymers -- chemistry.
Smoke -- adverse effects.
Hydrochloric Acid -- toxicity.
Hydrogen Cyanide -- toxicity.
Particulate Matter -- toxicity.
Flame Retardants.
Safety.
Flame Retardants -- history.
Halogens -- chemistry.
Metals -- chemistry.
Oxides -- chemistry.
Bromine -- chemistry.
Zinc -- chemistry.
Borates -- chemistry.
Tin Compounds -- chemistry.
Plastics -- chemistry.
Carbon Monoxide -- chemistry.
Organophosphates -- chemistry.
Phenols -- chemistry.
Cellulose -- chemistry.
Wood -- chemistry.
Polyurethanes -- chemistry.
Interior Design and Furnishings -- standards.
Smoke -- analysis.
Polyvinyl Chloride -- adverse effects.
European Economic Community
United Kingdom.
Polymers Fires and fire prevention Congresses
Genre Conference papers and proceedings.
Contents Toxic potency of fire smoke : measurement and use / Barbara C. Levin and Richard G. Gann -- Toxicity of smoke containing hydrogen chloride / Gordon E. Hartzell, Arthur F. Grand, and Walter G. Switzer -- Role of hydrogen cyanide in human deaths in fire / Y. Alarie, R. Memon, and F. Esposito -- Chemical analysis of fire effluents / B. Lundgren and G. Stridh -- Toxicity of particulate matter associated with combustion processes / R.F. Henderson -- Toxic hazard and fire science / Howard W. Emmons -- Historical aspects of polymer fire retardance / Raymond R. Hindersinn -- Prospective approaches to more efficient flame-retardant systems / Edward D. Weil, Ralph H. Hansen, and N. Patel -- Ternary reactions among polymer substrates, organohalogens, and metal oxides in the condensed phase under pyrolytic conditions / M.J. Drews, C.W. Jarvis, and G.C. Lickfield -- A novel system for the application of bromine in flame-retarding polymers / Menachem Lewin, Hilda Guttmann, and Nader Sarsour -- Flame-retardant latices for nonwoven products / P.A. Mango and M.E. Yannich -- Zinc borate as a flame retardant, smoke suppressant, and afterglow suppressant in polymers / Kelvin K. Shen and T. Scott Griffin -- The design of flame retardants / Charles A. Wilkie -- Inorganic tin compounds as flame, smoke, and carbon monoxide suppressants for synthetic polymers / P.A. Cusack and A.J. Killmeyer -- Mechanism of thermal degradation of fire-retardant melamine salts / L. Costa, G. Camino, and M.P. Luda di Cortemiglia -- Fire resistance in advanced engineering thermoplastics / Giuliana C. Tesoro -- Brominated phosphate ester flame retardants for engineering thermoplastics / Joseph Green -- Polymers with improved flammability characteristics / W.T. Whang and E.M. Pearce -- Char formation in aromatic engineering polymers / A. Factor -- Effects of coatings on the fire performance of plastics / Gordon L. Nelson -- Synergistic fire performance between a zinc coating and a modified poly(phenylene oxide) substrate / Gordon L. Nelson and Eddie K. Chan -- Effect of crystallinity and additives on the thermal degradation of cellulose / Tor P. Schultz, Gary D. McGinnis, and Darrel D. Nicholas -- Influences of oxygen chemisorption and of metal ions in ignition and combustion of wood / G.N. Richards and F.-Y. Hshieh -- Rate of isothermal heat evolution of lignocellulosic sheet materials in an air stream / Ernst L. Back and Frans Johanson -- Heat release from wood wall assemblies using oxygen consumption method / Hao C. Tran and Robert H. White -- Self-heating of lignocellulosic materials / Hans Kubler -- Use of highly stabilized high-expansion foams in fighting forest fires / Connie M. Hendrickson -- General principles of fire hazard and the role of smoke toxicity / Marcelo M. Hirschler -- Harmonization of fire testing in the European Community / Umberto Flisi -- British regulations for upholstered furniture : combustion-modified polyurethane foam / K.T. Paul -- Heat release equipment to measure smoke / Marcelo M. Hirschler -- Flammability characteristics of fiber-reinforced composite materials / D.P. Macaione and A. Tewarson -- Room fires and combustible linings / Björn Karlsson and Sven Erik Magnusson -- Fire hazard in a room due to a fire starting in a plenum : effect of poly(vinyl chloride) wire coating / F. Merrill Galloway and Marcelo M. Hirschler.
Other Author Nelson, Gordon L., 1943-
American Chemical Society. Macromolecular Secretariat.
American Chemical Society. Meeting (197th : 1989 : Dallas, Tex.)
Other Title Print version: Fire and polymers. Washington, DC : American Chemical Society, 1990 0841217793