Did You Know William Clark Offers Flame Retardancy Service?

Monday, 4 December 2023
Did you know William Clark offers flame retardancy service? 

Fire retardancy, Flame retardancy, Fire resistant materials, FR Fabrics, FR textiles, Fire Resistant textiles, Flame retardant fabrics – whichever and whatever labels you choose to use, it’s critically important you understand the British Standards you must adhere to. To help, we’ve noted some quick information below to help you understand. 

BS5867 Part 2 B & 2C– This standard details the requirements for flame retardant curtains and blinds fabrics
  • Part 2 B means that an item can be washed 12 times and still pass the fire retardancy test.
  • Part 2C relates to inherently flame retardant fabrics which can be washed up to 50 times and continue to be flame resistant.
BS7175 – Effecting Bedding. The fabrics will need to be Polyester in order to pass as they need to be inherent for the continued washing.
BS5852 – Upholstery fabrics – Crib and match test used to ensure they will not burn with a cigarette and a match against them.

Click here to learn how we can ensure your fabrics are flame retardant.