If you have any questions please see below answers to some often asked questions and if you still need to know more, feel free to get in touch with us directly and we will be pleased to assist you.

A substance that reduces flammability of fuels or delays their combustion. Premier FR use a supreme quality grade chemical application, applied using robust German machinery in our UK factory – ensuring we can carry out consistent quality checks.

Yes, actually it is a legal requirement under three statutes in English Law! The Furniture and furnishings (fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988 (as amended 1989 and 1993) coupled with the Consumer Protection Act 1987, requires that all upholstered furniture are fit for purpose including retardant against ignition. This also needs to be held against the stringent General Product Safety Regulations 2005 (GSPR), Premier FR always meets these strict legal requirements.

Whereby a manufacturer exercises reasonable steps to avoid committing an offence, for example applying the minimum amount of fire-retardant chemical to ensure legally compliant retardant burn times are adhered to.

PyroChem is typically manufactured from 50% onward solid compound chemical, but can easily be bespoke manufactured according to customer needs. New IBC developments & sampling can be turned around within 10 days (for trials we even offer a minimum of one IBC, offering complete flexibility for our customers).

Whilst producing inferior fabric lends itself to quality control issues, fire-retardant lends itself to being a legal requirement, poor fire-retardant application can cause damage to surrounding fixtures & furniture, or worse can put actual lives at risk.

Upholstered furniture is usually the first item that is ignited in many house fires. This is due to poor fire retardant application/product or there being none at all. In 2019, 37,740 house fires had occurred with 10 percent being caused by smoking material and upholstered furniture. We go above and beyond with our application and coating on top of our industry-leading chemical to help prevent this. Innovating to save lives.