Medical Electronics Symposium Conference Proceedings

The Return of the Red Retardant

Authors: Dock Brown, CRE
Company: DfR Solutions
Date Published: 9/16/2015   Conference: Medical Electronics Symposium

Abstract: PowerPoint Presentation Only

Red phosphorous flame retardants caused millions of dollars of product failures in semiconductors in the 2000s. Recently there have been widespread failures and recalls caused by the return of red phosphorous based flame retardants but now in line cords and board connectors.

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