Flame Guardian®

Flame Guardian® fire retardants meet Fire Code requirements of NFPA 701, ASTM E-84, CA Title 19, TB 117, NFPA 260, and more.

This product line treats all natural fiber and synthetic fabrics, open cell foam, olefins and carpeting. Flame Guardian® saturants and coatings have excellent flame resistance

The products are halogen-free, and contain 0% VOCs. All products are available with a broad-spectrum biocide and are packaged in five gallon pails or 55 gallon drums. In fact, Turning Star fire retardants are so good, they’ve earned the approval of the Fire Department of the City of New York, and the California State Fire Marshal, the strictest in the US.

Flame Guardian® Fire Retardant Specifications

FG-128 All Purpose Flame Retartdant

FG-128 All-Purpose Fire RetardantTurning Star’s new FGR-128 is a true all-purpose flame retardant chemical with added penetration and adhesion properties. FGR-128 has been tested with proven effectiveness on cotton, polyester, blends, nylon, and spandex; plywood, pine, and oak as interior finishes; decorative elements such as paper, raffia, and thatching.

FGR-128 is allowed under California AB2998, which bans the use of most flame retardants in many uses. California AB2998 is the model code being enacted in many states.

FGR-128 is perfect for

  • Display and pop-up store manufacture
  • Furniture fabrics and coverings
  • Commercial, educational and institutional facility curtains
  • Real and artificial leather
  • Decorations of all types
  • Rope of all types, as art or decorative
  • Materials used in public art installations
  • Wall covering materials, including painted artwork
  • Marketing photo shoot props
  • Artificial foliage and silk flowers

Sold in a case of 4 one-gallon containers, a 5-gallon pail, a 55 gallon drum, and 275 gal totes.

  • Flame Guardian 200 Safety Data Sheet (PDF)
  • Tech Sheet (PDF)

FG-200 - For All Natural Fibers

natural-fiber-150x150FG-200 flame retardant provides excellent resistance while maintaining the original hand and finish of the material. From soft cottons to raw or processed silk, from broadloom ot knits, FG-200 is the ideal choice.

NFPA 701, ASTM E-84/UL 723 Class A , TB 117, FAR Part 25 (Test results available on request)

FG-220 – For All Synthetics & Blends, Except Nylon

flame-guardian-synthetics-150x150FG-220 flame retardant is specially formulated to provide superb fire resistance on polyesters, rayons, poly/cotton blends, and a number of other synthetics with very low add-on. Flow, drape and texture of the untreated material remains after treatment.

NFPA 701, ASTM E-84/UL 723 Class A, TB 117, FAR Part 25 (Test results available on request)

FG-230 – For Open Cell Foam

foam-150x150FG-230 is a non-toxic non-halogenated option for open cell foam. Formulated to penetrate into the foam requiring minimal add-on weight, FG-230 is the leading choice for commercial upholstery applications.

TB 117 Test results available on request

FG-235 – For Carpeting

carpet-150x150FG-235 provides fire resistance for carpeting, rugs, and other similar dense materials of polyester, nylons, and polyolefins.