Flame Retardants -- from Plants (image) American Chemical Society Share Print E-Mail Caption A flammable epoxy resin (left) burns, but one coated with a plant-derived flame retardant (right) does not. Credit Yoseph Getachew Usage Restrictions Image may only be used with the appropriate credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.