Another three non-halogenated flame retardants have been added to TCO Certified Accepted Substance List and are now approved for use in certified products.

The following non-halogenated flame retardants have been assessed by independent Licensed GreenScreen® Profilers, using the framework GreenScreen for Safer Chemicals, and have received a benchmark score that is accepted for use in certified products. The list is dynamic and the substances may be reassessed in light of new scientific findings.

Substance name/Trade name CAS Type Assessed Profiler
9,10‐Dihydro‐9‐oxa‐10‐phospha phenanthrene‐10‐oxide (DOPO) 35948‐25‐5 FR May, 2021 Gradient
Polyphosphonate /Nofia® Phosphonate FR Grades HM1100, HM5000, HM7000, and HM9000 68644-06-2 FR May 2021 Toxservices
Aryl bisphosphate 51732-57-1 FR June, 2021 Gradient

Find benchmark scores and more information about TCO Certified Accepted Substance List here. If you have any questions, please contact Stephen Fuller, Senior Criteria Manager at TCO Development.

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