7.6 Interior Finishes

The interior finish requirements for walls, ceilings, floors, draperies, curtains, and movable partitions shall meet the requirements of the International Building Code.

Special Requirements. The requirements below supersede the requirements of the International Building Code:

  • Adhesives and other materials used for the installation of carpets shall be limited to those having a flash point of 140 degrees F or higher.
  • All other materials composed of combustible substances, such as wood (e.g., plywood, 600 mm by 1200 mm (2 feet by 4 feet) wood boards, etc.) shall be treated with fire-retardant chemicals by a pressure impregnation process or other methods that treats the materials throughout (as opposed to surface treatment).
Last Reviewed 2016-08-02