Flame Retardants

Flame Retardants for Class A or B ratings – Non-Toxic, Eco-Friendly

dsc02918Passive Protection is certified as a registered applicator of Flame Retardants in both CA and NY, and authorized to file Flame Certificates and Affidavits recognized for formal approval by AHJ’s, Fire Departments and Fire Prevention Units, anywhere in the United States.  Passive Protection and its affiliate CODEpliance, are board members or associates of local, state and national Code development agencies.  We work directly with design, construction and inspection teams to proactively address any potential violations and ensure all locations are compliant upon completion… and remain that way in the future.

Flame Retardants are applied to a variety of materials and settings where Code requires a Class A or Class B fire ratings; even the most difficult materials and sensitive settings such as:

Residential HomesFabricsDraperies
Hospitality & DiningPaperUpholstery
Schools & UniversitiesWoodDecorations
Hospitals, Day Care, Assisted LivingFinished Wood

Passive Protection installs:

  • Non-toxic and eco-friendly
    • No-VOC
  • Colorless, odorless, fast-drying
    • Quick and clean application
    • Aesthetically-pleasing finish
  • Long-lasting & durable
  • Cost and time saving
  • Convenient scheduling for operational facilites

Approved by nationally accredited labs to meet:

  • ASTM E 84 – Building Materials
  • ASTM E 119 – Building Materials
  • Cal  TB-117 –  Upholstered Furniture
  • Cal TB-117 (2013) – Upholstered Furniture
  • Cal TB-133 – Seating in Public Occupancies
  • NFPA 701 – Textiles and Films
  • NFPA 703 – Wood/Coatings for Building Materials

Compliant with:

BFD (Boston Fire Department):
  • BFD IX-1 – Small Scale Test
  • BFD IX-10 – Upholstered Furniture Regulation
NFPA (National Fire Protection Agency)
  • NFPA 13 – Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems
  • NFPA 101 – Life Safety Code®
  • NFPA 255 – Building Materials
  • NFPA 260 – Components of Upholstered Furniture
  • NFPA 261 – Mock-Up Upholstered Furniture
  • NFPA 265 – Textile Coverings
  • NFPA 286 – Wall and Ceiling
CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulations)
  • 527 (Board of Fire Prevention Regulations )
  • 780  (MA State Building Code)
ICC – IBC (International Code Council – International Building Code)
  • Chapter 8 – Interior Finishes
  • Chapter 23 – Wood