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Research Shows Hidden Fire Risk of Emollients

Feb 04, 2019 - Targeted News Service

Anglia Ruskin University issued the following news:

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- Scientists present their work at the UK Association of Fire Investigators conference

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New research carried out by forensic scientists at Anglia Ruskin University has shown that commonly-used emollients can pose a significant fire risk once they have dried on fabric such as clothing and bedding.

The scientists tested a variety of emollients, some of which are commonly used for treating skin conditions s...