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[CCMC 13531-L] CCMC Standard compliance evaluation

From: National Research Council Canada

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Product information

Product name

IPF Green

Product description

The product is a 1-component polyurethane expanding foam, which can be used as a sealant to control air leakage at penetrations (e.g., in window and door frames) within the Dow WEATHERMATE Housewrap air barrier system. The product is packaged in pressurized containers, which are available in various sizes.

Manufacturing plant

This evaluation is valid only for products produced at the following plant:

Product nameManufacturing plant
Landsberg, Germany
IPF GreenProduct evaluated by the CCMC

Product evaluated by the CCMC Indicates that the product from this manufacturing facility has been evaluated by the CCMC

  Technical information

This evaluation is based on demonstrated conformance with the following criteria:

Evaluation requirements
Criteria number Criteria name
CAN/ULC-S710.1-11, Class 1Standard for Thermal Insulation – Bead-Applied One Component Polyurethane Air Sealant Foam, Part 1: Material Specification

The time period before occupancy is 1 day plus 1 hour.

The durability of the product was assessed with the following substrates at the window/wall interface.

Table 1. Results of testing the sealant properties of the product
Component ResultTable footnote (1)
Window or Door Frame Air Barrier Material
Wood Dow WEATHERMATE Housewrap Pass
PVC Dow WEATHERMATE Housewrap Pass

 

As per CAN/ULC-S710.1-11, the one-component air sealant foam must be installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions and CAN/ULC-S710.2-11, “Standard for Thermal Insulation – Bead-Applied One Component Polyurethane Air Sealant Foam – Part 2: Installation.”

Administrative information

Use of Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC) assessments

This assessment must be read in the context of the entire CCMC Registry of Product Assessments, any applicable building code or by-law requirements, and/or any other regulatory requirements (for example, the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act, the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, etc.).

It is the responsibility of the user to confirm that the assessment they are using is current and has not been withdrawn or superseded by a later version on the CCMC Registry of Product Assessments.

Disclaimer

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) has evaluated only the characteristics of the specific product described herein. The information and opinions in this evaluation are directed to those who have the appropriate degree of experience to use and apply its contents (such as authorities having jurisdiction, design professionals and specifiers). This evaluation is valid when the product is used as part of permitted construction, respecting all conditions and limitations stated in the evaluation, and in accordance with applicable building codes and by-laws.

This evaluation is provided without representation, warranty or guarantee of any kind, expressed or implied, and the NRC provides no endorsement for any evaluated product. The NRC accepts no responsibility whatsoever arising in any way from any and all use of or reliance on the information contained herein or the use of any evaluated product. The NRC is not undertaking to render professional or other services on behalf of any person or entity nor to perform any duty owed by any person or entity to another person or entity.

Language

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In the case of any discrepancy between the English and French version of this document, the English version shall prevail.

Copyright

© His Majesty the King in Right of Canada, as represented by the National Research Council of Canada, 2024

All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the CCMC.

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