About FRE

We are an association representing all flame retardants technologies and applications at the European level

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About flame retardants

Using flame retardants is the most efficient and effective way to comply with fire safety standards and protect lives and properties

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Our Responsibility

We are committed to the safe use of chemicals and finding innovative solutions to contribute to the circular economy

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Our mission

We are an association representing flame retardants technologies and applications at the European level. Flame retardants are used to ensure that everyday products provide the highest level of fire safety across a variety of applications. This can be achieved whilst protecting both the health of consumers and our environment. FRE promotes efforts towards sustainability, both health and environmental, across the whole value chain.

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Join our event on fire safety furniture on 21 November!

During the first European Fire Safety Week organised by the European Fire Safety Alliance from 18-21 November 2019, Flame Retardants Europe, together with the Fire Service Academy (IFV), will organise a seminar focused on fire safety in furniture. This seminar will provide an overview of the technologies available to make our furniture fire-safe and will frame the discussion over the need for improved fire safety standards and regulations across Europe.

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