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Fire Retardant Material And Textile Article Comprising Ammonium Polyphosphate Particles And Melamine-based Particles



Published February 3, 2009
A fire retardant material for application to textiles has been patented. It comprises ammonium polyphosphate particles microencapsulated within a melamine resin or melamine-based resin and melamine-based particles retained in a base material. The weight to weight ratio of ammonium polyphosphate particles microencapsulated within a melamine or melamine-based resin and melamine-based particles is from 3:1 to 1:3.