PINFA – Phosphorous, Inorganic and Nitrogen Flame Retardants Association

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).



A. Beard (Clariant)


Core substances: Non-halogenated flame retardants



30 Members:
A. Schulman (DE), Adeka Corporation (JP), BASF (DE), Chemische Fabrik Budenheim (DE), Clariant Plastics & Coatings GMBH (DE), CTF 2000 (BE), Dartex Coatings (UK), DSM Engineering Plastics (NL), DuPont (CH), Everkem (IT), FRX Polymers (US), Greenchemicals (IT),  Huber Engineered Materials (US),  ICL (NL), Italmatch (IT), Lanxess (DE), Metadynea (AT), Nabaltec AG (DE), Omya International AG (CH), Perstorp Holding AB (SE), Polyone (BE), Presafer (CN), Sabic (NL), Schneider Electric Industries SAS (FR), SI Group (CH), Solvay (FR), Thor GmbH (DE), Tolsa SA (SP), Total Research & Technology (BE), William Blythe Ltd (UK)

Mutual membership : INEMI (US), GTFI (FR), EAPFP


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 their needs and technologies they are looking for.


For more information:


Sector Group Manager

Jonathan Crozier


Hannane Haddouch