Dow Qualifies Commercial Quantities of FR-122P Polymeric Flame Retardant from ICL Industrial Products

Midland, MI - February 19, 2015

Dow Building Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), is pleased to announce the successful commercial quantity product qualification of FR-122P Polymeric Flame Retardant from the ICL Industrial Products (ICL-IP) production facility in Israel. ICL-IP is a global leader in the production of flame retardants.

“We are confident that the additional capacity of the FR-122P Polymeric Flame Retardant from ICL-IP will enable extruded polystyrene foam (XPS) and expanded polystyrene foam (EPS) manufacturers to adopt the new technology in time for the August 2015 HBCD phase-out deadline set by the European Union,” said Francisco José Gonçalves, Commercial Director for Dow Building Solutions Europe, Middle East, Africa and India.”

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