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[CCMC 13626-L] CCMC Standard compliance evaluation

From: National Research Council Canada

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Product information

Product names

  • Fast Foam Extreme Sealant
  • Fast Foam Fireblock
  • Fast Foam Window and Door Sealant
  • Handi-Foam Black Sealant
  • Handi-Foam Extreme
  • Handi-Foam Extreme Window and Door
  • Handi-Foam Fireblock
  • Handi-Foam HC Foam Sealant (Gun Foam and Straw Foam versions)

Product description

The products are one-component polyurethane expanding foams, which can be used as sealants to control air leakage at penetrations (e.g., in window and door frames) within the DuPont® Tyvek® Homewrap™ air barrier system. The products are packaged in pressurized containers, which are available in various sizes.

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

Results of testing the sealant requirement of the products
Component Result
Window or door frame Air barrier material
Wood DuPont® Tyvek® Homewrap™ Pass
Vinyl DuPont® Tyvek® Homewrap™ Pass

Manufacturing plant

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

Product namesManufacturing plant
Norton, OH, US
Fast Foam Extreme Sealant-
Fast Foam Fireblock-
Fast Foam Window and Door SealantProduct evaluated by the CCMC
Handi-Foam Black SealantProduct evaluated by the CCMC
Handi-Foam ExtremeProduct evaluated by the CCMC
Handi-Foam Extreme Window and DoorProduct evaluated by the CCMC
Handi-Foam FireblockProduct evaluated by the CCMC
Handi-Foam HC Foam Sealant (Gun Foam and Straw Foam versions)Product 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 products containing the word “Fireblock” as part of the name have not been evaluated to conform to Sentence 3.1.11.7.(1) of the National Building Code of Canada 2010 (NBC 2010). As such, the products have not been tested to CAN/ULC-S101, “Fire Endurance Tests of Building Construction and Materials” to obtain a fire resistance rating.

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.”

The time period before occupancy is one (1) day plus one (1) hour.

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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