pinfa members work together to take forward joint projects and action.
Experts from pinfa member companies cooperate with PIN flame retardant users in different industry sectors, environmental NGOs, scientists and other interested stakeholders.
Current pinfa working groups and projects are:
- Fire Safety
- Environment and Ecolabels
- Communications & Outreach
The Outreach Project is pinfa's pan-European awareness-raising programme. Launched in 2013, it aims to promote a constructive dialogue between stakeholders on a series of issues ranging from fire safety, to the health and environmental footprint of flame retardants and flame retardant containing products.
It is in everyone’s interest that high fire safety standards are maintained across Europe. Yet, understanding the complexity of flame retardant products can be difficult, even for experts. Outreach aims to visualize and explain to a wide audience the crucial role PIN (phosphorus, inorganic and nitrogen) flame retardants play in fire safety. By reducing the flammability of many common materials and lowering the amount of smoke produced, PIN FR’s can contribute to saving lives by giving people more time to escape in case of a fire.
In reaching out to national governments and EU institutions, environmental NGOs, consumer associations, fire testing laboratories, scientists, fire fighters associations and user industries, Pinfa seeks to establish partnerships and provide all interested stakeholders with a platform for debate and information.
pinfa also has active working groups in the following application sectors:
- Furniture and Textiles
- Electrical and Electronics (E&E)
- Building and Construction
For further information about these different projects, contact the pinfa Secretariat.