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Icynene’s products can be used in fire compliant assemblies noted in the requirements of Chapter 26 of the International Building code. Icynene spray foam insulation products have the flame spread and smoke-developed indexes required, have been tested in accordance with and comply with the acceptance criteria of NFPA 285, and there are many wall and ceiling assemblies that contain Icynene products and are fire-resistance-rated in accordance with ASTM E 119. Icynene is committed to working with architects to navigate the complex issue of fire compliance in assemblies that feature spray foam insulation.

As a responsible manufacturer, we are adding to our portfolio complete fire compliant assemblies undertaking full assembly testing at approved laboratories and conducting fire resistance engineering evaluations. The result is increased design flexibility for architects in designing assemblies for NFPA 285 and ASTM E-119 compliance. The NFPA 285 Wall Assembly Tool  is one example of the effort put into making designs with Icynene spray foam insulation easier to accomplish in commercial building assemblies.  In addition, consult the following NFPA 285 Wall Options Summary documents; one for walls with Icynene spray foam insulation used as Exterior Insulation, one for walls with Icynene spray foam insulation used only within stud cavities.

Icynene NFPA 285 Wall Options SPF in Stud Wall Cavity

Icynene NFPA 285 Wall Options SPF as Exterior Insulation