Koppers, a specialist in wood treatment, wood products and carbon chemicals, has launched FlamePRO, for pressure treatment for fire safety of interior-application wood construction materials, plywood and timber. This market is estimated at 60 – 80 US$ million for the USA alone. The product meets UL Greenguard Gold standard (low VOC emissions) for use in schools, offices and other sensitive environments. FlamePRO achieves a Class A flame spread rating under ASTM E84, with no evidence of significant progression after an additional twenty minutes. Structural performance of FlamePRO plywood has been tested in accordance with ASTM D5516 (D3201) and lumber with D5564 (D6305) and for high temperatures for roof applications. The product contains no halogens.
“Koppers Performance Chemicals Introduces FlamePRO® To Serve Growing Fire Retardant Market”, 4 September 2018 http://investors.koppers.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=194019 and http://www.koppersperformancechemicals.com/flamepro/flamepro-architectural.html