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Sabic’s flagship family of high performance Polycarbonate (PC) materials, popularly known as Lexan® is well known in the plastics industry. Now the company has developed a clear flame retardant grade, called Lexan CFR. This Lexan CFR copolymer addresses the growing demand for fire retardancy and its regulatory requirements in the areas of consumer electronics and appliance manufacturers.

According to the press release announced at the NPE 2012, “Lexan CFR copolymer complies with the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) 94 V-0 standard down to 1.0 mm and the UL 94 5VA standard at 3.0 mm. This transparent resin provides a non-brominated, non-chlorinated, non-phosphate, non-Teflon® FR that complies with major environmental protocols like Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS), TCO99 International and Eco-Flower, making this product a viable alternative for those seeking sustainable solutions”.

 

For further details, see the press release (April 02, 2012) link as below:

 

http://www.sabic-ip.com/gep/en/NewsRoom/PressReleaseDetail/april_02_2012_sabicexpandsrenownedlexan.html