[CCMC 11479-L] CCMC Standard compliance evaluation

From: National Research Council Canada

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Product information

Product names

  • Hal-Tex 20
  • Hal-Tex 30
  • Hal-Tex 60
  • Hal-Tex Cor-Ply
  • Hal-Tex Rainboard
  • Vaporex

Product description

“Hal-Tex 20,” “Vaporex,” “Hal-Tex 30” and “Hal-Tex 60” are breather-type, asphalt-saturated building papers composed of kraft paper and asphalt. They are manufactured by passing the kraft paper through an asphalt-saturating process. The products are available in 37.2 m2 (400 ft.2) × 27.9 m2 (300 ft.2) rolls.

“Hal-Tex Cor-Ply” is a two-ply, breather-type, asphalt-saturated building paper that has one corrugated ply laminated to one smooth ply. The corrugations are 3.0 mm to 4.5 mm in depth, and provide vertical channels that are intended for moisture drainage and air movement behind the exterior cladding. The product is produced in sheets or rolls.

“Hal-Tex Rainboard” is a three-ply laminated sheet made up of corrugated asphalt-saturated building paper at its centre, and faced on each side with smooth asphalt-saturated building paper. The product is available in sheets that are 1.00 m (40 in.) × 1.62 m (64 in.), with a thickness of either 3.0 mm or 3.9 mm.

Manufacturing plant

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

Product namesManufacturing plant
Surrey, BC, CA
Hal-Tex 20Product evaluated by the CCMC
Hal-Tex 30Product evaluated by the CCMC
Hal-Tex 60Product evaluated by the CCMC
Hal-Tex Cor-PlyProduct evaluated by the CCMC
Hal-Tex RainboardProduct evaluated by the CCMC
VaporexProduct 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/CGSB-51.32-M77Sheathing, Membrane, Breather Type

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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