from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The condition of being flammable
- n. A measure of the extent to which something is flammable
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being flammable; inflammability.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being inflammable; inflammability.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of being easily ignited and burning rapidly
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For this, one must take a look at stuff like the toxicity and flammability of materials apart from their nature of wear and tear and how they interact with different climate conditions.
This legislation calls for an alternative flammability standard that can be met without the use of chemical fire retardants, and that does not compromise fire safety.
A common sense solution to this is to change the California flammability standard so that fire safety can be preserved without compromising public health.
If you have a newer piece of furniture, you may be wondering what is being done now to meet the flammability standard since PBDEs are no longer being used.
Improved building codes requiring smoke detectors and water sprinklers, self-extinguishing cigarettes, and overall decreased rates of smoking have probably had a much bigger impact on the number of fires and fire deaths than the flammability standard.
California has a unique flammability standard, TB 117, for upholstered furniture sold in the state.
Based on the results of this and previous studies, it is likely these high levels of exposure to flame retardant chemicals are due to the unique furniture flammability standards in the state.
Many of the concerns are narrowly tailored to industry-specific rules -- the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers is concerned about proposed regulations on rearward visibility in vehicles, the American Coatings Association complains that the list of compounds allowable in aerosol paint is too small, and the International Sleep Products Association complains that a cigarette test standard for flammability of mattresses is outdated.
Ask how they achieve flammability standards and whether they add halogenated flame retardants?
Prompted by the recent fiery crash of a UPS Boeing 747 cargo jet filled with electronic goods, officials at the Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration have been working on enhanced protections against the flammability of rechargeable batteries, said people familiar with the matter.