[CCMC 14190-R] CCMC Canadian code compliance evaluation

From: National Research Council Canada

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Compliance opinion

It is the opinion of the Canadian Construction Materials Centre that the evaluated product, when used as a sheathing tape in accordance with the conditions and limitations stated in this evaluation, complies with the following code:

National Building Code of Canada 2015

ID Code provision Solution type
09-27-03-03-00-0- Sheathing membrane required in Sentence ...Alternative
09-27-03-03-00-0- Where sheathing membrane required in Sen ...Alternative

The above opinion(s) is/are based on the evaluation by the CCMC of technical evidence provided by the evaluation holder, and is bound by the stated conditions and limitations. For the benefit of the user, a summary of the technical information that forms the basis of this evaluation has been included.

Product information

Product name

TYPAR® Construction Tape

Product description

TYPAR® Construction Tape consists of a gray biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) film that is coated with a clear acrylic, pressure-sensitive adhesive. The product is available in rolls 60 mm wide and 66 m long or 63.5 mm wide and 55 mm long.

The product has been evaluated for adhesion to the following substrate:   "Tyvek® HomeWrap Breather Type Sheathing Membrane (CCMC 12808-R)."


Image of application of the product on the sides of a house.

Figure 1. Application of the product

Manufacturing plant

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

Product nameManufacturing plant
Franklin, KY, US
TYPAR® Construction TapeProduct evaluated by the CCMC

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

  Conditions and limitations

The CCMC’s compliance opinion is bound by this product being used in accordance with the conditions and limitations set out below.

  • The product can be used to tape butt joints in the "Tyvek HomeWrap Breather Type Sheathing Membrane" (see CCMC 12808-R).  It is permitted to be used in residential construction subject to the following conditions:
    • the tape can be applied at temperatures as low as –10°C, but adhesion will increase with warmer temperatures;
    • the product shelf life is one year from the date of receipt by the retailer when stored under optimum conditions of 21°C and 50% relative humidity. 
  • The product must be installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s current instructions, which include the following recommendations:
    • the surface to which the tape is applied should be dry and free of oil and other contamination; and
    • to ensure satisfactory adhesion, the tape should be firmly pressed down onto the substrate after application.
  • The product must be clearly identified with the phrase "CCMC 14190-R."  

  Technical information

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

Evaluation requirements
Criteria number Criteria name
CCMC-TG-072520-15BCCMC Technical Guide for Sheathing Tape

The evaluation holder has submitted technical documentation for the CCMC's evaluation. Testing was conducted at laboratories recognized by the CCMC. The corresponding technical evidence for this product is summarized below.

Prescriptive requirements
Table 1. Results of testing the prescriptive requirements of the products
Property Unit Requirement Result
Thickness mm Report value ± 0.025 0.074 ± 0.001
Width mm 60Table  footnote Table footnote (1) ± 0.80 60
Length as specified m ≥ 66Table footnote (1)Table  footnote − 1% 66.1
Tensile breaking strength kN/m ≥ 2.80 5.9
Elongation (min.) % ≥ 150 177
Performance requirements
Table 2. Results of testing the performance requirements of the products
Property Unit Requirement Result 
Adhesion after accelerated ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure adhesion to Tyvek® N/mm ≥ 0.15 0.19
adhesion to its backing N/mm ≥ 0.15 0.51
Adhesion at −10°C g ≥ 250 250
Adhesion at 23°C adhesion to Tyvek® N/mm ≥ 0.15 0.22
adhesion to backing N/mm ≥ 0.15 0.32
Adhesion after heat aging adhesion to Tyvek® N/mm ≥ 0.20 0.17
adhesion to its backing N/mm ≥ 0.20 0.32
Difference of shear strength value for tape to Tyvek® membrane and tape to its backing % Tape to membrane / Tape to backing ≥ 75 96
Shear strength after ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure and heat aging shear strength to Tyvek® N/mm ± 25% of original shear strength 4.3 (pass)
shear strength to its backing N/mm ± 25% of original shear strength 3.7 (pass)
Shear strength after solvent immersion shear strength to Tyvek® N/mm ≥ 1.2 3.5
shear strength to its backing N/mm ≥ 1.2 4.7
Shelf life adhesion to Tyvek® N/mm ≥ 0.150 0.20
shear strength to its backing N/mm ≥ 0.150 0.36
Bond separation mm Max. lifting ≤ 2.0 Pass

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.


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.


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