[CCMC 14067-R] CCMC Canadian code compliance evaluation

From: National Research Council Canada

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Code compliance opinion

It is the opinion of the Canadian Construction Materials Centre that the evaluated product, when used as a thermal insulation 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
01-02-01-01-01-b-00A- Code Compliance via Alternative SolutionsAlternative Insulation MaterialsAcceptable

Ontario Building Code

Ruling No. 14-07-303 (14067-R) authorizing the use of this product in Ontario, subject to the terms and conditions contained in the Ruling, was made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing on 2014-09-23 pursuant to s.29 of the Building Code Act, 1992 (see Ruling for terms and conditions). This Ruling is subject to periodic revisions and updates.

The above opinion is 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

Wrapsulate® Foam Jacket

Product description

The product is a Type 2, spray-in-place, low density, semi-flexible plastic foam that has an open cell structure. The product consists of “Wrapsulate® Foam Jacket” Part A isocyanate and “Wrapsulate® Foam Jacket” Part B resin, which are mixed on-site by a qualified installer using positive displacement equipment in a 1:1 fixed ratio.

The final cured product is yellow and has a density of 17 kg/m3 (1.06 lb/ft3 ). At a thickness of 25.4 mm (1 in.), the thermal resistance is RSI 0.75 (m2 ·°C/W) R-4.3 (ft2 ∙°F∙hr/BTU∙in.).

Manufacturing plant

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

Product nameManufacturing plant
Brantford, ON, CA
Wrapsulate® Foam JacketProduct 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 must be applied on-site by qualified installers trained and approved by Elastochem Specialty Chemicals Inc.
  • As specified by the manufacturer, the product must be manufactured on-site by qualified installers trained and approved by Elastochem Specialty Chemicals Inc. with subsequent field auditing of installers by Urethane Foam Consultants (UFC).1 UFC is the third-party certification organization specified by Elastochem Specialty Chemicals Inc. to certify the training program and to provide follow-up inspections of qualified installers who are licensed to spray semi-flexible, urethane-based foam insulation in accordance with the Elastochem Specialty Chemicals Inc. Installer’s Manual.

1 The UFC field quality assurance program (FQAP) calls for periodic audits of the installers that are usually random inspections with some mandatory inspections of larger projects. Building officials may contact UFC at 905-702-2555 to discuss an inspection for a specific job site if they deem it necessary. In cases where the installation is deemed non-conforming by UFC/Elastochem Specialty Chemicals Inc., and the non-conformance is not being remedied by the installer, UFC/Elastochem Specialty Chemicals Inc. will inform the owner/architect/ building official of the non-conforming installation.

  • The product can be installed in new or retrofit construction. In either case, the product must be installed in open cavities in the following locations in a wood-frame construction that meets the requirements of the NBC 2015 (see Figure 1):
    • exterior walls including perimeter joists;
    • cathedral ceilings with a vented air space as required by the NBC 2015;
    • floors separating living spaces from a garage;
    • cantilever overhang floors; and
    • interior below-grade foundation walls.
  • The building envelope where the product is installed must conform to the requirements of the NBC 2015 for vapour barriers, air barriers, and dampproofing (interior below-grade walls).
  • For retrofit applications whereby there may be occupants in the unaltered part of the building, the qualified installer must ensure that the spraying area is isolated and negatively pressurized by using an exfiltration rate of 0.3 air changes per hour for at least twenty-five (25) hours. An independent toxicological assessment determined that this ventilation rate must also be in effect for twenty-five (25) hours before occupancy is permitted in the newly insulated suite.
  • The sprayed material should completely cover the surfaces between the studs, joists and other framing members. The surfaces to be covered should be clean, dry, and not covered in frost, oil, grease, dust or another unsuitable material. As required in Article, Installation of Thermal Insulation, of Division B of the NBC 2015, the insulation must be installed so that there is a reasonably uniform insulating value over the entire face of the insulated area.
  • The interior side of the applied semi-flexible polyurethane insulation must be covered with an approved thermal barrier as per Article, Protection of Foamed Plastics, of Division B of the NBC 2015.
  • The insulation must be kept away from heat-emitting devices, such as recessed light fixtures and chimneys, at the minimum distance required by building regulations and safety codes.
  • The maximum in-service temperature of the insulation must not exceed 70°C.
  • The product must not be installed after its expiry date of six (6) months from the date of manufacture.
  • The isocyanate and resin components must have their respective containers (i.e., drums) identified with the phrase “CCMC 14067-R.”
  • The installation procedure must follow the manufacturer’s installers manual. A copy of the manual must be available at the job site at all times during the installation for review by the building officials.
a section drawing of the application locations of the product
Figure 1. Application locations in open cavities in a wood-frame construction:
  1. above-grade wall
  2. cathedral ceiling (vented)
  3. floor above garage
  4. cantilever floor
  5. interior foundation wall

  Technical information

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

Evaluation requirements
Criteria number Criteria name
CCMC-TG-072119.03-15CCMC Technical Guide for Spray-in-Place, Open-Cell Polyurethane Foam (OPF) Thermal Insulation

Performance requirements

Table 1. Results of testing the performance requirements of the product







≥ 6.8


Thermal resistance for 25-mm thickness


Report value


Water vapour transmission for 25-mm thickness


≥ 800 (Type 2)

1 175 (average of 3 tests)

Water absorption


< 5 (Type 2)

1.39 (average of 4 tests)

Dimensional changes when exposed to 80°C and ambient RH

% volumetric

Min. 15

Max. +10

9.0 (average of 3 tests)

Dimensional changes when exposed to 70°C and 97 ± 3% RH

% volumetric

Min. 15

Max. +14

2.3 (average of 3 tests)

Dimensional changes when exposed to -29°C and ambient RH

% volumetric

Min. 1


0.3 (average of 3 tests)

Emissions time to occupancy


Table footnote (1)



Other technical evidence

Additional performance data requested by the report holder

Data in this section does not form part of CCMC’s opinion in Section 1.

Fire protection requirements

Table 2. Results of testing the fire protection requirements of the productTable footnote (1) , Table footnote (2)




Flame-spread ratingTable footnote (3)(CAN/ULC-S102 and CAN/ULC-S127)

Report value


Smoke development

Report value



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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