NFPA 703: Standard for Fire Retardant—Treated Wood and Fire–Retardant Coatings for Building Materials
Current Edition: 2015 Next Edition: 2018

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What is NFPA 703?
NFPA 703: Document Scope

1.1* Scope. This standard provides criteria for defining and identifying fire retardant–treated wood and fire retardant– coated building materials. A.1.1 Fire resistance ratings measured on an hourly basis are not covered in this standard. To establish such ratings, tests should be made in accordance with NFPA 251.

This standard provides criteria for defining and identifying fire retardant–treated wood and fire retardant–coated building materials.

Official document scope
What does NFPA 703 address?

Requirements cover interior applications, exposure to weather or damp or wet locations, moisture content, labeling, tests, and maintenance of protection.



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