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[Interior Building Constructions] Building Units, OERQ


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GENERAL

This category covers building units consisting of proprietary mixes of organic and/or inorganic materials formed into panels, boards or sheets fabricated into sizes, thicknesses and shapes. These units are certified as to fire growth and damageability under specified room fire conditions in accordance with standard room fire test methods as indicated in the individual certifications.

Building units are intended for use in wall, ceiling, or wall-ceiling constructions as stated in the individual certifications.

Authorities Having Jurisdiction should be consulted before installation.

PRODUCT IDENTITY

One of the following product identities appears on the product:

    Building Unit for Ceiling Construction

    Building Unit for Wall Construction

    Building Unit for Wall-Ceiling Construction

RELATED PRODUCTS

Building units investigated with respect to surface-burning characteristics are covered under Building Units (BLBT).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For additional information, see Interior Building Constructions (OEQX) and Building Materials (AABM).

REQUIREMENTS

The basic standard used to investigate products in this category is ANSI/UL 1715, "Fire Test of Interior Finish Material," or ANSI/NFPA 286, "Standard Methods of Fire Tests for Evaluating Contribution of Wall and Ceiling Interior Finish to Room Fire Growth."

UL MARK

The Certification Mark of UL on the product is the only method provided by UL to identify products manufactured under its Certification and Follow-Up Service. The Certification Mark for these products includes the UL symbol, the words "CERTIFIED" and "SAFETY," the geographic identifier(s), and a file number.

Additional Certification Markings

Products covered under this category are additionally marked with the following information:

ANSI/UL 1715
AS TO FIRE GROWTH AND DAMAGEABILITY

and/or

ANSI/NFPA 286
AS TO FIRE GROWTH AND DAMAGEABILITY
Products investigated to ANSI/NFPA 286 may also be marked:

ALSO CERTIFIED TO SECTION 10.3.3 of ANSI/NFPA 5000, "BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND SAFETY CODE," AND SECTION 803.2 OF THE "INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE," WHEN INVESTIGATED TO ANSI/NFPA 286

Alternate UL Mark

The Classification Mark of UL on the product is the only method provided by UL to identify products manufactured under its Classification and Follow-Up Service. The Classification Mark for these products includes the UL symbol, the word "CLASSIFIED" above the UL symbol (as illustrated in the Introduction of this Directory), and the following additional information:

BUILDING UNITS FOR * CONSTRUCTION
AS TO FIRE GROWTH AND DAMAGEABILITY
IN ACCORDANCE WITH UL 1715
Control No.

and/or

BUILDING UNITS FOR * CONSTRUCTION
AS TO FIRE GROWTH AND DAMAGEABILITY
IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 286
Control No.

The Classification Mark for products investigated to NFPA 286 may also include the statement "Also Classified in Accordance with Section 10.3.3 of the NFPA 5000 Building Construction and Safety Code and Section 803.2 of the International Building Code when tested in accordance with NFPA 286."

* WALL, CEILING or WALL-CEILING

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