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Dow completes conversion of styrofoam XPS plants in Japan to new polymeric flame-retardant technology
7:59 AM MST | February 25, 2014 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez
Dow Building Solutions, a subsidiary of Dow Chemical, has completed converting its three styrofoam extruded polystyrene (XPS) plants in Japan to new polymeric flame-retardant (FR) technology, the company has announced. Dow Kakoh (Tokyo), a joint venture of Dow Building Solutions, has started producing styrofoam containing the new technology. Dow's polymeric FR technology is designed to replace hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD), a common flame retardant that has been labeled a pollutant with possible human health risks, the company says. Dow's polymeric FR is a...
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