06255371 is referenced by 114 patents and cites 12 patents.

The invention relates to a novel flame retardant combination comprising, as component A, a phosphinate of the formula (I) and/or a diphosphinate of the formula (II) and/or polymers of these

where

R

1

and R

2

are identical or different and are C

1

-C

6

-alkyl, linear or branched, and/or aryl; R

3

is C

1

-C

10

-alkylene, linear or branched, C

6

-C

10

-arylene, -alkylarylene or -arylalkylene; M is calcium ions, magnesium ions, aluminum ions and/or zinc ions, preferably aluminium or zinc; m is 2 or 3; n is 1 or 3; x is 1 or 2; and comprising, as component B, condensation products of melamine and/or reaction products of melamine with phosphoric acid and/or reaction products of condensation products of melamine with phosphoric acid and/or comprising a mixture of these. The invention also relates to the use of the abovementioned flame retardant combination, especially in thermoplastic polymers.

Title
Flame-retardant combination
Application Number
9/617473
Publication Number
6255371 (B1)
Application Date
July 17, 2000
Publication Date
July 3, 2001
Inventor
Wolfgang Wanzke
Meitingen
US
Bernd Nass
Augsburg
US
Elke Schlosser
Augsburg
US
Agent
Scott E Hanf
US
Andrew Pang
US
Assignee
Clariant
US
IPC
C08K 5/34
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