NFPA 701 Flame Retardant Clothing Labels



Developed fabric labels for flame retardant clothes
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What does NFPA 701 Flame Retardant Fabrics mean? Commonly used fabric label`s in public places, such as schools, churches, theaters, and other places, are required to be "flame retardant" certified, according to the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association).


For draperies (pipe and drape), curtains, and similar hanging textiles, the standard that applies is NFPA 701: Standard Methods of Fire Tests for Flame Propagation of Textiles and Films. NFPA 701 (Small Scale) testing measures the ignition resistance of a fabric after it is exposed to a flame for 12 seconds. The flame, char length, and flaming residue are recorded. The fabric will pass the test if all samples meet the following criteria: An after the flame of fewer than 2.0 seconds, A char length of less than 6.5”. The specimen does not continue to flame after reaching the floor of the test chamber.


Label Fabrics has NFPA 701 Flame Retardant certificates.