Flame-retardant

WPA appoints new Chair of Flame Retardant committee
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The Wood Protection Association (WPA) has appointed Dr Matthew Powell to take responsibility for the flame retardant (FR)-related activities conducted by the organisation. Matthew will be taking the reins from Gordon Ewbank, who has served the WPA and the timber industry for many years, and plans to retire at the...
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Assuring Quality – The Flame Retardant Treated Wood Supply Chain
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Where a flame retardant (FR) is added in the factory during the manufacturing process for MDF, OSB or plywood then that manufacturing process should be subject to factory production control (accredited by a notified body). The product should carry the CE mark and be accompanied by a valid Declaration of...
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Ensuring Effective Traceability
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This Guidance Note is for those who intend to place flame retardant (FR) treated wood based products on the market, to assist them in meeting their legal obligations under the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) and help ensure that those products will perform as declared. See Guidance Note WPA FR 4...
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Flame-retardant treatments for timber products
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Explore some of the fame-retardant (FR) treatments that can be applied on wood and how they can be incorporated based on the type of wood.
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