Firefree Coatings, Inc., is the leading developer of high-quality fire retardant and fire resistant intumescent coatings that will help reduce the spread of fire, minimize smoke and toxic gases that would occur during a fire, thus giving occupants extra time to evacuate a building safely and limiting destruction of property. Our products are fire tested at third-party accredited International Accreditation Service (IAS) testing laboratories. Firefree 88 is approved by FM Approvals, listed by ICC (ESR4271, classified by Underwriters Laboratories (U/L) and accepted by NY Material and Equipment Acceptance Division. Firefree Class A is listed by CA SFM Building Materials and listed by ICC (ESR4271).



Firefree Coatings is deeply committed to human safety and environmental issues and is strongly positioned to meet the increasing market demand for fire safety benefits for commercial, governmental, residential and other advanced markets. Firefree Coatings is a member of NPFA, ICC and ASTM E-05 Committee.

Firefree sells and ships products in all five continents for private, corporate and governmental projects, with customers and projects all over the world from the Americas (US, Canada, Mexico, Costa Rica, …) to Asia (Australia, India, Indonesia, Philippines…) the Middle East (Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait…).

The team at Firefree has decades of experience in construction (new and retrofit, residential and commercial) and in a fire testing and performance as well as in sales, marketing and business development, both domestic and international. We have also worked with some of the world’s most prominent fire scientists and IAS/ICC certified fire testing laboratories. Our founder, John is an ASTM E 05 committee member that helped design the vent test standards and helped co-write both the new ASTM vent standards as well as the new ASTM eave and soffit fire test standards that are now national standards as per ASTM. John is also a member of the California State Fire Marshals, Chapter 7A. WUI code standards committee, helping to write and finalize new fire standards for wild land areas.

Firefree 88

Firefree 88 is a premium quality water-based, non-toxic, thin film intumescent fire retardant and fire resistant coating designed for the fire protection of a wide variety of materials including wood, gypsum board (plasterboard, sheetrock), lath and plaster, concrete, masonry, embossed (pressed) metal, thin gauge metal, galvanized steel and aluminum, fiberglass, carbon fiber, plastics and other composite materials. It can be used over spray polyurethane foam to meet the 15-minute barrier, per NFPA 286.

Firefree 88 is our premier intumescent fire resistant paint tested to comply with fire ratings performance prescribed under the International Building Code, per ASTM E 119 (1 and 2 hours), FM 4975, ASTM E 662-97, ASTM E 3675-98, ASTM E 162-98, ASTM E 1354-94, ASTM E 814, ASTM E 84, Room Corner Test( including UBC 8-2, NFPA 286, UBC 26-3), BS 476, 1530.4, and EN 13501-1.

Firefre 88 is fully tested to provide fire ratings required by the International Building Code for wall assemblies, floor/ceilings assemblies, roof ceiling assemblies and individual structural members.

Firefree Exterior Topcoat

Firefree Exterior Topcoat is a proprietary, premium, 100% acrylic, exterior paint to be used exclusively over surfaces previously coated with Firefree Class A or Firefree 88, to improve the durability of such products if used in exterior applications in compliance with Firefree Coatings’s recommendations.

Firefree 88
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