ICC-ES RECOGNIZED APPLICATOR
News Release: 11.13.2009
Bohemia, NY — Inspecta-Shield Plus™ Fire-Retardant has achieved an updated (08/01/2009) certification from the ICC-ES Evaluation Service attesting to its effectiveness when wood is overcoated with paint, stain or polyurethane and retaining it's Class "A" rating. The application is now accepted as a permanent application on interior treated surfaces. In addition new tests by Anderson and Hazelton Laboratories have certified the product as non-toxic placing it firmly in the "green product" arena.
"We are proud of the latest achievements of Inspecta-Shield Plus™ that places it generations ahead of any other clear spray fire retardant on the market, stated Robert Licata, Northeast Fireshield Inc., CEO, "These added certifications add to the products versatility and effectiveness and reinforces its status as a consumer friendly, green product."
Inspecta-Shield Plus™, a product of Northeast Fireshield Inc., of Bohemia, New York, is a patented UL Classified Class" A" spray on, clear liquid penetrating fire retardant that is non-toxic, non allergenic and odorless. It is certified for use on interior dimensional lumber and plywood and when applied by the certified application process it "meets accepted criteria" and is the only product/application process approved in compliance with the new code to achieve a Class "A" flame spread (25) or less. It can be applied on-site to existing structures including framing lumber, rafters, trusses, plywood, flooring, sub-floors and moldings. The product also assists to prevent the growth of mold and mildew and applications can be verified by using black (UV) light.
This newest certification by the ICC-ES supports Inspecta-Shield Plus™'s effectiveness stating that "The flame-spread and smoke-development indices are applicable when the application is overcoated with two layers of acrylic paint or one layer of wood stain overcoated with one layer of polyurethane." This test result and certification add to Inspecta-Shield Plus™'s credentials, which include:
In addition Inspecta-Shield Plus™ has like approvals from the New York City Department of Buildings, Material Equipment Acceptance (MEA) Division. The product is also listed with the California Office of the State Fire Marshal, and Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
Inspecta-Shield Plus™'s placement into the "green arena" is supported by it's Material safety Data Sheet (MSDS) Physical and Chemical Properties: # 9 Volatile (% V.O.C. by volume) 0.00. # 14 Transportation Information: D.O.T. Classification (Domestic, Land): Class 55, Cleaning Compound, Non Hazardous. Recent testing performed by Anderson and Hazelton Laboratories showed zero impact in Dermal Irritation tests and zero impact in an Acute Oral Toxicity study.
Inspecta-Shield Plus™ is the only Class "A" UL Classified clear liquid spray on fire retardant product certified by the ICC-ES for application on interior dimensional lumber and plywood worldwide!