Phos-Chek Home Defense Featured on KREM Spokane News

Phos-Chek Home Defense, ICL’s homeowner retardant product, was featured on KREM News in Spokane.  Home Defense is the same product used in airtankers by the USDA Forest Service and other fire management agencies to fight large wildland fires around the world.  Home Defense can be applied by most garden sprayers and can be used to […]

ICL Featured in Kamloops TV News Report

Canada has had a severe fire season so far in 2015. ICL’s Kamloops plant has supplied large amounts of Phos-Chek fire retardant across the province, and the country, to help battle the blazes. ICL was featured on Kamloops CFJC-TV in this report. Check it out.

New Phos-chek High Visibility Color Helps Pilots Fight Fire More Effectively

In 2014, ICL introduced its new high visibility Phos-Chek MVP-Fx. The Fx line of products use a fugitive (disappearing) fluorescent color that is extremely vivid both coming out of the airplane, and on the ground, and disappears after a few weeks in the sun. Feedback from the aviation community has been uniformly positive. The retardant […]

ICL Loader Loses Home in Puntzi Fire, But Keeps Loading Tankers

Fires have been devastating much of Canada this season. A recent fire in Puntzi destroyed the home of one of ICL’s loaders. Even while his home was in peril, he stayed at his post and kept loading airtankers. Geordie Ferguson’s selfless dedication to others is an inspiration to us all. To read more, click here: […]

Phos-Chek helps firefighters battle wildfires in the West

The 2015 fire season is still young, but with severe drought throughout the west, Wildfires are a huge concern. Several fires are burning in California, Alaska and in other parts of the West and Phos-Chek is there to help. Check out these stories: Alaska Dispatch News: Fire retardant bombers take aim as Alaska goes up […]

ICL Publishes article in AIFPA Emergency Review

The 2015 AIFPA Emergency Review features an article by ICL Class B Foam Business Manager Craig McDonnell. ICL’s Phos-Chek 1×1 AR-AFFF Low Viscosity is an ideal product for Canada’s colder climate. ICL recently provided product to the Province of Manitoba and maintains a substantial stock in the Province. As described in the article, the 1×1 […]

ICL to feature new line of Class B Foams At Interschutz

ICL will be introducing its new, UL Listed, full line of Class B foams at Interschutz from June 8-13. All of ICL’s Auxquimia brand and new Phos-Chek brand AFFF and AR-AFFF foams are all C6 based making them the most environmentally responsible foams available. ICL offers a full line of Class B products including AFFF, […]

ICL is Playing a Major Role in Helping Firefighters Battle the King Fire

​CalFire and the US Forest Service are using massive air power, fueled by Phos-Chek long-term fire retardant to keep the King Fire from burning into communities. The Agencies credit the retardant with allowing fire fighters to protect lives and property. Over the past few days, air tankers have dropped over 200,000 gallons of Phos-Chek per […]

ICL Performance Products Acquires AUXQUIMIA S.A.

ICL Performance Products (ICL PP), a segment of ICL, a global manufacturer of products based on unique minerals that fulfill humanity’s essential needs in the agriculture, food and engineered materials markets, today announced that it acquired Auxquimia S.A., a Spanish company that produces firefighting foams and fire extinguisher additives. The acquisition of Auxquimia marks ICL […]

Phos-Chek presents paper at 2014 Aerial Fire Fighting Conference in Sacramento

Eddie Goldberg, ICL Fire Safety Business Director, recently delivered a paper on the aerial use of Fire Chemicals to the 2014 Aerial Fire Fighting Conference in Sacramento. The conference was attended by over 200 delegates from 15 countries. ICL, one of the conference sponsors, participated in the live static displays and supported several of the […]