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[CCMC 13141-L] CCMC Standard compliance evaluation

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Product information

Product names

  • InsulSafe XC
  • TrueComfort

Product description

The product is a loose-fill mineral-fibre insulation that is composed of rotary glass fibres and a dust suppressant.

The product must be installed using pneumatic methods of installation only.

Manufacturing plants

This evaluation is limited to products produced at the following plants:

Product namesManufacturing plants
Athens, GA, USChowchilla, CA, US
InsulSafe XCProduct evaluated by the CCMCProduct evaluated by the CCMC
TrueComfortProduct evaluated by the CCMCProduct 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-S702-09, Type 5Standard for Mineral Fibre Thermal Insulation for Buildings
The products must be installed as outlined in the following application chart:
Table 1. Application chart for the product
Thermal resistance (RSI) Minimum thickness (mm) Minimum mass/area (kg/m2) InsulSafe XC - 14.1 kg TrueComfort - 13.2 kg
Maximum coverage/bag m2 Minimum bags/area 100 m2 Maximum coverage/bag m2 Minimum bags/area 100 m2
2.1 114 0.95 14.9 6.7 13.9 7.2
2.8 151 1.26 11.2 9.0 10.4 9.6
3.5 189 1.58 8.9 11.2 8.3 12.0
4.2 227 1.89 7.4 13.4 7.0 14.4
4.9 265 2.21 6.4 15.7 6.0 16.8
5.6 303 2.52 5.6 17.9 5.2 19.2
6.3 341 2.84 5.0 20.2 4.6 21.6
7.0 378 3.15 4.5 22.4 4.2 24.0
7.7 416 3.47 4.1 24.7 3.8 26.4
8.4 454 3.78 3.7 26.9 3.5 28.8
9.1 492 4.10 3.4 29.1 3.2 31.1
9.8 530 4.41 3.2 31.4 3.0 33.5
10.5 568 4.73 3.0 33.6 2.8 35.9


The design thermal resistance value is 18.50 m·KW−1/m at a design density of 8.33 kg/m3.

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It is the responsibility of the user to confirm that the assessment they are using is current and has not been withdrawn or superseded by a later version on the CCMC Registry of Product Assessments.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