Fire Safety

Recycled newspaper cellulose meets American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) ASTM-E-119  insulation standards for fire safety ratings.

Cellulose uses a Boric acid fire retardant, a natural product similar to common salt, which is also a natural fungicide.  This has the added value of making your structure highly resistant to fungus and mold growth.  This fire retardant has no toxic chemicals, off-gassing or other

The National Research Council Canada (NRCC) has performed, and proven, in 48 small-scale tests, that walls built with fiberglass insulation burn more quickly than walls insulated with shredded newspaper.

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