The underlying demand for fire resistant textiles is a major push by North American and European lawmakers and private organizations [insurance companies] to reduce destruction of life and property. Almost all destructive fires are traced to beds, bedclothing [what is on top of a mattress; sheets, pillow cases etc not the mattress itself, or bedding], sleep wear and furniture due to their heavy fuel loads being mostly constructed of foam and polyester fillers. There are a significant number of potential applications for Flameret's fire retardant. The company will initially concentrate its resources on the dry and liquid fire retardant requirements for the mattress and textiles fire barrier manufacturing sectors. For our domestic products we will establish licensed & direct sales and exclusive distribution contracts.
In 1978 new fire protection laws changed the construction of textiles and as recently as March 2006 the US Government set a new standard in Flammability Standards called the 16 CFR Part 1633 which standard surpasses all former US and worldwide textile testing standards.
FlameRet Inc. has identified a number of potential high growth niche markets: