FIRE INHIBITOR

A Safe Fire Inhibitor – Contains no BFRs
Protection exceeding 1800ºF.

Fire Inhibitor is a non-toxic, eco-friendly fire inhibitor. Unlike most fire retardants that are designed to resist fire for a short period of time, CanAm’s Fire Inhibitor was developed as a fire inhibitor, which renders treated materials non-flammable. Even flames from untreated materials cannot spread to Fire Inhibitor treated materials. This is achieved by CanAm’s

formulation which, when subject to sustained high heat, creates a char (carbonization) layer on treated materials instead of igniting into flame. After many years of research and field applications, CanAm has achieved a fire inhibitor completely free of formaldehyde, halogens, APEOs, organotin compounds and any other banned or toxic substances

Heat Transfer
Protection

Reduction in heat transfer through clothing can be as high as 95%, protecting the wearer against intense heat.

Protection exceeding 1800ºF.

Reduction in heat transfer through clothing can be as high as 95%, protecting the wearer against intense heat, while remaining water resistant, stain resistant, abrasion and soiling resistant and all the other characteristics offered in our coating Technology.

“MUCH OF THE CONCERN WITH THE BFRS (BROMINE FIRE RETARDANTS) IS DUE TO THE FACT THAT SOME OF THEM APPEAR TO BE PERSISTENT AND BIOACCUMULATIVE, SOME OF THE BFRS …ARE STRUCTURALLY SIMILAR TO PCBS AND MAY CA– USE SOME SIMILAR EFFECTS.” —LINDA BIRNBAUM, A TOXICOLOGIST AND DIRECTOR OF THE U.S. EPA.

The EPA states that halogenated fire retardants and BFR’s (brominated fire retardants) are toxic and that one BFR variant PPBDE, causes cancer. Europe has banned BFR’s while the Canadian Government has called them “toxic”. North Americans have more of these substances in their bodies than any other populations in the world and these chemicals are directly related to health issues in humans and lower brain development in infants. BFR’s are manufactured in electronics, furniture, clothing and everyday items to protect against fire. BFR retardants are designed to reduce the speed of combustion, not eliminate it. When they do combust, their fumes add poisons to accumulated gases which increases toxicity and adds to the problem of a fire.