Fire Code Compliance
Across the United States, various fire code requirements are being adopted. Download the resources below to become familiar with them. Please use the links to your right to download critical resources and documentation.
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Latest Toilet Partition Building & Fire Code Compliance Information
There has been a revision in the International Code Council (ICC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) model codes as they pertain to toilet partitions and urinal screens. These codes include the 2009 and 2012 editions of the ICC’s International Building Code (IBC), and International Fire Code (IFC), and the 2012 editions of the NFPA’s Life Safety Code® (NFPA 101® and Fire Code NFPA 1). The revision in the ICC and NFPA model codes is as follows:
Interior finishes using polypropylene (PP)¹ and high density polyethylene (HDPE) must be tested in accordance with NFPA 286 Standard Methods of Fire Tests for Evaluating Contribution of Wall and Ceiling Interior Finish to Room Fire Growth (the room-corner test).
¹Polypropylene(PP) was added to the IBC and IFC with the 2012 editions.
Fact Sheets & Summaries
International Building Code (IBC)
- 2009 International Building Code Excerpt >
- 2012 International Building Code Excerpt >
- 2015 International Building Code Excerpt >
Technical & Sales Bulletins
- TB-90: Use of Polypropylene (PP) and High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) >
- TB-73: Surface Burning Characteristics of Various Toilet Partition Materials >
Toilet Compartment Guide Specification (with Fire Resistance Language)
Continuing Education Units
Know the Code
Need to know the basics? Become familiar with U.S. fire codes with our Know the Code brochure.
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Compliance Test Documentation
All Bobrick toilet partition materials comply with applicable U.S. fire codes. Get the ASTM E 84 test documentation you need.
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