Flame/Fire Retardant

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As of October 1st, 2012 new requirements for fire protection treatments for textiles used within the marine industry were enacted.. The regulations are designed to ensure that, where possible, fires are prevented from occurring by ensuring that furnishing fabrics such as carpets, bedding, upholstery, draperies, curtains and other materials will adequately restrict the spread of flame.

MaxCARE Professional Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning in partnership with Yacht Protect Services, LTD, is a licensed applicator of Yacht Protect Services,Ltd flame retardant product, FIRESTOP PRO, and is able to issue certification to vessels in compliance with the Large Yacht Code (LY2), for existing or new builds.

After application of FIRESTOP-PRO and satisfaction of all documentation and financial requirements,Yacht Protect Services,LTD will provide you with a VALID certificate in compliance with Large Yacht Code and MCA MGN 453.

The Yacht Protect Services, LTD. FIRESTOP-PRO product: and certificate:

  • Conform to IMO 2010 FTP codes WITH THE ADDITION OF PRE-CONDITIONING TESTS
  • Will not affect the look or feel of the material being treated
  • Has been tested to the HIGHEST AVAILABLE industry standards
  • Is VALID FOR THE LEGALLY MAXIMUM 24 months

KEY POINTS FROM THE NEW CODE

The MCA Approval Procedures provide equivalence to inherently fire retardant materials used onboard vessels certified under the MCA Large Commercial Yacht Code. Inherently fire retardant materials must comply with the relevant 2010 IMO FTP code or be treated in accordance with the requirements of MGN 453. Any alternative approvals including, but not limited to, EN or BS standards are not considered as acceptable equivalent standards by the MCA.

Application of the fire retardant treatment product must be applied in accordance with the Service Providers written instructions,and only applied by the Service Providers, or approved agents, trained and certified competent personnel.

The Service Provider shall provide a Declaration of Conformity confirming that the specified materials and fabrics on board each individual vessel have been treated according to the approved and tested samples. At least 4 copies are to be signed; one for the customer (ship yard or owner), one to be kept onboard the vessel, one for the Flag Administration survey records, one for the Service Provider.

Date of re-treatment shall not exceed 24 months, and is to be specified on the Declaration of Conformity.

"Protection from Yacht Fires and High Insurance Premiums."

Serving all marinas in :

FORT LAUDERDALE,  MIAMI,  WEST PALM BEACH

Throughout the counties of:

Palm Beach, Broward and Dade

 

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