Definition of flammability
: ability to support combustion; especially : a high capacity for combustion
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In the past, Methyl chloride was used as a refrigerant but was discontinued due to its flammability and toxicity, replaced with Freon.
Authorities in Britain, meanwhile, continued to test samples of building materials for flammability.
Hospitals and school buildings across Britain will also have their exterior cladding tested for flammability as part of an urgent nationwide push to increase fire safety.
All buildings examined so far have failed the checks, which involve testing samples of their external cladding for flammability, a spokesman for the Department for Communities and...
The flammability of HDPE is relatively low, agreed Tony Radoszewski, president of the Plastics Pipe Institute, a trade group based in Irving, Texas.
The material’s easy flammability was a problem in all those places, too, writes Ria Misra for i09.
The company notes that their boxes meet or exceed all requirements for a bassinet set by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and have been tested for things like water resistance, air flow, and flammability.
And Ms. Trump ran into some trouble with her own business recently, when 20,000 of her Ivanka Trump-brand scarves were recalled for violating the United States’ flammability standards.
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