No. 10-10A: ULC Class “A”, flat, solvent based, intumescent fire retardant paint.

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Flame Control No. 10-10A is a V.O.C. compliant Class “A”, interior, mineral spirit based, flat, alkyd type, fire retardant paint, manufactured in accordance with Federal Specification TT-P-26C. No. 10-10A dries quickly to a velvety flat finish, having the appearance of a conventional paint. On contact with flame or excessive heat, the coating decomposes and puffs up (intumesces) forming a thick, dense, spongy foam layer that checks flame spread and retards heat penetration.

RECOMMENDED USES: For application to all interior combustiblesurfaces where it is either necessary ordesirous to reduce the surface burningcharacteristics of combustible materials,also, on metal surfaces to retard thepenetration of heat. It is not recommended for an hourly rating on structural steel beams and columns.

USED BY: Schools, Colleges, Nursing Homes, Child Care Centers, Hospitals, Penal Institutions, Apartments, Hotels, Factories, Warehouses, Retail Stores, Restaurants, Utilities, Railroad and other Transportation Companies, Oil and Chemical Installations, Military Installations, and other facilities where Class "A" fire retardant coatings are required.

USE UNTOPCOATED OR TOPCOATED: Topcoating is not necessary for most applications, however, on surfaces requiring maximum washability and cleansibility, No. 10-10A should be topcoated with Flame Control No. 30-30 Semi-Gloss Alkyd Fire Resistant Coating or No. 40-40A Low-Gloss Latex Fire Resistant Coating


  • Class "A" fire rated; has also been fire tested for periods up to 60 minutes (1 hour) - See Fire Hazard Classification Section on downloadable technical data sheet..
  • Complies with federal, provincial, local building and fire code requirements.
  • Dries by solvent evaporation to a tough, hard, velvety flat finish.
  • Does not leach (lose fire retardancy) on exposure to high humidity.
  • Meets all present VOC and environmental/ecological regulations

Underwriters Laboratories (ULC) Fire Hazard Classification (when applied to Douglas Fir)