BEER SHEVA, Israel, November 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ICL Industrial Products (ICL-IP) today announced the launch of TexFRon(TM) product line, next-generation flame retardants developed to provide a sustainable textile fire safety solution. The TexFRon(TM) product line's efficiency reduces the textile end-product chemical footprint.
TexFRon(TM) products are water-based dispersions designed to meet stringent flame retardant requirements for a broad range of fabric finishes. Pre-launch field testing has confirmed that TexFRon(TM) product line is sustainable and durable, even after many washing cycles.
The TexFRon(TM) series includes four separate products: - TexFRon 9025 and TexFRon 9020: flame retardancy solutions for soak-and-wash-durable FR coating and back-coating formulations. - TexFRon P and TexFRon P+: flame retardancy solutions based on acrylic co-polymer emulsions with chemically-bound bromine. Designed to enable textile formulators and finishers to produce FR cotton, polyester and cotton/polyester fabrics durable up to 50 laundry cycles.
ICL-IP Industrial Products is one of ICL's (TASE: ICL) three operating segments. It produces bromine, magnesia and chlorine from Dead Sea brines, and manufactures and markets a range of compounds, including a large variety of flame retardants, bromides for industry, agriculture and water treatment products, as well as a range of magnesia products, phosphorous and chlorine-based products for numerous uses.
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SOURCE ICL Industrial Products