WOOD SPECIES FIRE RATINGS

Different wood species range from being naturally fire resistant to quite flammable.  On request, Surface Theory finishes wood with various low-VOC flame retardant products to help clients address local fire code requirements. For details and/or to discuss the specifics of your project, please give us a call. We typically recommend Flame Stop finish for interior uses.

FLAME STOP® II PRODUCT DATA SHEET

Flame Stop II is a water-based, post-treatment, interior/ exterior fire retardant, and wood preservative that penetrates the material and bonds with the cellular structure. The penetrant protects the substrate by developing a selfextinguishing reaction when the treated material comes in contact with an open flame. When properly applied on certain untreated woods such as Douglas fir, the wood shall have a Class A rating. Flame Stop II contains polymers that maintain the fire retardation for up to five years for exterior applications. Flame Stop II is non-toxic, non-combustible, non-carcinogenic, easy to apply, and contains no PDBE’s