Fire and flame spread information

Forward Acoustics uses the highest quality acoustic materials available, which are supplied by industry leaders in their fields.

Individual components (excluding the unexposed wood frame) have been tested and have the following designations:

Acoustic Insulation

John Mansville Whisperboard Acoustic Insulation
Fire Hazard Classification:
25/50 (per ASTM E 84 and UL 723 and CAN/ULC S102-M88)
Labels supplied when requested on order
Meets NFPA 90A and 90B


Guilford of Maine Acoustic Panel fabric rated as follows:
State of CA Technical Bulletin 117 Sec E – Passes
ASTM E84 Class A or 1
NFPA-701 Large Scale – 1989

Interior Wood Frame

Pine wood frames, no part of the frame is exposed Frames are completely wrapped by the above noted fabric

Panel Backing

Typar upholstery furniture backing Typar backing is unexposed when mounted flush to walls and ceilings.
Section IV – Fire Explosion Hazard Data:
Flash Point: Not applicable.
Flammable Limits:
LEL: Not applicable
UEL: Not applicable

NFPA Codes:

Health 1

Flammability 0

Reactivity 0

Other 0

Extinguisher Media:

Any Class A fire extinguishing media for ordinary combustibles
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: None