Kishore, K and Mohandas, K (1983) Does ammonia act as a flame retardant? In: Journal of Fire Sciences, 1 (2). pp. 155-157.Full text not available from this repository. (Request a copy)
No change was found in the burning rate of polystyrene (I) [9003-53-6] in the presence of $NH_3$. $NH_3$ is typically released from such flame retardants as ammonium phosphates and halides. In the experiments,$NH_3$ was added both to the oxidant side and to the fuel side of the flame.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|Department/Centre:||Division of Chemical Sciences > Inorganic & Physical Chemistry|
|Date Deposited:||11 Apr 2008|
|Last Modified:||27 Aug 2008 13:19|
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