Innovative solution for Phosphate recovery from Exhausted Extinguishing Powders

Our Vision

“We want to be a Green chemical company, which invests in research to develop innovative products and services, customized for the customer, while respecting the value of Sustainability and Ethics of Work.”
We connect our unique competences in agriculture, fire fighting sector, and materials sciences to create solutions that feed, protect and improve performances.

our Objectives

The aim of the PHOSave project is the recovery of exhausted extinguishing powder (polyvalent powder) via an eco-innovative, chemical/physical, solubilisation process. In particular, PHOSave aims at developing a system for the recovering of phosphate contained in exhausted extinguishing powder, in order to develop new products to use in fields such as the agriculture and wood sector.
PHOSave specific objectives
Developing an innovative eco-compatible method for removing the silicon component from exhausted extinguishing powders;
Implementing an industrial plant for the treatment of this waste, recovering monoammonium phosphate;
Obtaining raw materials for the formulation of specialty fertilizers for agricultural use, and for the production of flame retardants in the wood sector;
Achieving further environmental benefits in term of reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

Upcoming Events

SME Instrument Conference
Technology Centre CAS, Ve Struhách 27, Prague 6
Phosphorus Stewardship in Industrial Applications
Crowne Plaza Hotel - Infinity room, Rue Gineste, Brussels centre - metro Rogier

Project Team

ProPhos Chemicals S.r.l.
ProPHOS Chemicals S.r.l., a young, dynamic and innovative company based in San Giovanni in Croce (northern Italy), is an eco-minded producer of firefighting powder, micro granular fertilizers and flame retardant materials.
Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI), Dept. Chimica
The Politecnico of Milano (POLIMI), founded in 1863, is a scientific technological university which trains engineers, architects and industrial designers. In figures, 15%, 19% and 41% of the graduates in Italy in the above disciplines, respectively. 
Biotecnologie B.T. S.r.l.
Biotecnologie B.T. S.r.l. is an Italian Contract Research Organization (CRO), certified in Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and Good Experimental Practice (GEP). The company operates in the field of crop protection products.
HHL S.r.l.
HHL S.r.l., with its commercial brand Arsonus Digital, is a small company linked to an international experienced group of creative enthusiasts from multicultural backgrounds and nationalities. Over the years, this experience is been used to develop unique websites, customized according to customers vision and requirements.
S4B Consulting S.r.l.
S4B Consulting S.r.l. is an Italian company founded on December 2013 with the mission to offer a professional, flexible, and innovative approach to all financial and accounting issues. S4B Consulting S.r.l. is committed to build long-term client relationships, fostering a seamless collaboration.

Contact us

call us +39 0375 91275
address Via Valletta 9, 26037 San Giovanni In Croce (CR), Italy