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PROBAN® flame resistant clothing protects millions of lives

What is PROBAN®

At The Core of Flame Resistant Fabrics

For the past 150 years, Syensqo has been forging a legacy as innovators of science-driven solutions based on phosphorus chemistry. Our combination of expertise, fully integrated manufacturing processes and proprietary technology ultimately converged for the creation of  PROBAN® flame resistant fabrics. Protective clothing manufactured from PROBAN® provides flash fire protection, safeguards against arc flash and molten metal splash, and protects millions of industrial and institutional customers and end-consumers worldwide.

The chemistry behind flame resistant fabric infographic

Syensqo's Integrated Global Platform

The process of manufacturing reliable flame resistant clothing starts in Syensqo's vertically integrated phosphorus platform where we manufacture and deliver a combination of monomers to our partners across the globe. Our partners use Syensqo's technology license to complete the polymerization process in their textile plants. Once finished, they attach PROBAN® labels ౼ a simplified, visual reminder of the exacting standards followed during the manufacturing process. 


Our Promise

Syensqo is committed to delivering best-in-class flame resistant protective clothing ౼ and that means constantly evolving to meet market needs and improve performance. The most recent version of PROBAN® protective clothing is ultralightweight, comfortable, sustainable and ergonomic ౼ all thanks to the strength of natural fibers.

Syensqo researcher in a laboratory in Shanghai

Frequently Asked Questions

Find here answers to the questions we get asked the most about PROBAN®.