Shanghai - ICL (Israel Chemicals Ltd) Industrial Products announced 3 June the opening of a new subsidiary, Jiaxing ICL Chemical Co. Ltd, to be based in Shanghai, China, to meet the demands of the rapid development of China in the Asian economy.
According to ICL, Jiaxing ICL Chemical Co. Ltd is already involved in establishing a comprehensive production base in Zhapu, Jiaxing to produce flame retardants and water-treatment products.
Amongst the products to be produced by the company will be phosphorus-based flame retardant, Flyrol PCF [Tris (2-chloroisopropyl) phosphate].
Flyrol PCF is used for treating flexible polyurethane foams in furniture and bedding as well as in rigid polyurethane foams for the construction industry.
ICL Industrial Products manufactures a range of compounds including flame-retardants, bromines, agriculture and water treatments and phosphorus-based products.