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Descriptor English: Flame Retardants
Descriptor Spanish: Retardadores de Llama
Descriptor Portuguese: Retardadores de Chama
Descriptor French: Ignifuges
Entry term(s): Agent, Fireproofing
Agents, Fireproofing
Fire Retardant
Fire Retardants
Fireproofing Agent
Fireproofing Agents
Flame Retardant
Retardant, Fire
Retardant, Flame
Retardants, Fire
Retardants, Flame
Tree number(s): D27.720.361
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005411
Scope note: Materials applied to fabrics, bedding, furniture, plastics, etc. to retard their burning; many may leach out and cause allergies or other harm.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Previous Indexing: Fires (1966-1977)
specific substance (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 78
History Note: 78; was in Cat D & J 1978-82
DeCS ID: 5547
Unique ID: D005411
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/22
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Flame Retardants - Preferred
Concept UI M0008537
Scope note Materials applied to fabrics, bedding, furniture, plastics, etc. to retard their burning; many may leach out and cause allergies or other harm.
Preferred term Flame Retardants
Entry term(s) Fire Retardant
Fire Retardants
Flame Retardant
Retardant, Fire
Retardant, Flame
Retardants, Fire
Retardants, Flame
Fireproofing Agents - Broader
Concept UI M0008536
Preferred term Fireproofing Agents
Entry term(s) Agent, Fireproofing
Agents, Fireproofing
Fireproofing Agent



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