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Descriptor English: Flame Retardants
Descriptor Spanish: Retardadores de Llama
Descriptor Portuguese: Retardadores de Chama
Descriptor French: Ignifuges
Entry term(s): Agents, Fireproofing
Fire Retardants
Fireproofing Agents
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.
Annotation:
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: 2003/07/09
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 Retardants
Retardants, Fire
Retardants, Flame
Fireproofing Agents - Broader
Concept UI M0008536
Preferred term Fireproofing Agents
Entry term(s) Agents, Fireproofing



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