Pinfa-NA (North America) is a non-profit trade organization that brings together and represents manufacturers and users of the major flame retardant technologies. Our global membership of Pinfa numbers 29 companies.
We have three levels of membership:
• Full Members: Flame retardant manufacturers
• Associate Members: Synergists, Flame retardant compound formulators, fabricators and end-users
• Professional Members: Universities, Regulatory groups, Consultants, Technical Associations
Pinfa supports fire safety through innovative, reliable and sustainable fire performance solutions, using products based on halogen free phosphorus (P), nitrogen (N) and inorganic compound (metal ions, hydroxides).
Pinfa is a Sector Group of Cefic (the European Chemical Industry Council), and works with sister association Pinfa North America.
Pinfa Sponsors and participates in conferences on flame retardants and end uses, industry and regulatory organizations and we produce educational brochures relating to flame retardant technology and markets. Our next NA conference is September 26-28, 2017, Fire Safety in Automotive Design, Dearborn MI.
Benefits of joining: Be on the forefront of developments in the field of non-halogenated flame retardants, regulatory and environmental developments impacting the field.
Pinfa is the Phosphorus, Inorganic and Nitrogen Flame Retardants Association and is a Sector Group within Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council. pinfa represents the manufacturers and users of non-halogenated phosphorus, inorganic and nitrogen flame retardants (PIN FRs).
The members of pinfa share the common vision of continuously improving the environmental and health profile of their flame retardant products. Therefore, pinfa members seek to dialogue with the users of PIN FRs in order to identify needs and trends.
Pinfa also co-operates with national & supra-national organizations (EU, OECD, United Nations) & other industry associations, consumer organizations & non-governmental organizations to ensure the development of scientific knowledge related to the whole life cycle of PIN FRs.