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Textile wall coverings and expanded vinyl wall coverings shall meet the criteria of Section 803.5.1.1 when tested in the manner intended for use in accordance with the Method B protocol of NFPA 265 using the product-mounting system, including adhesive.
803.5.1.1 Acceptance Criteria for NFPA 265
The interior finish shall comply with the following:
  1. During the 40 kW exposure, flames shall not spread to the ceiling.
  2. The flame shall not spread to the outer extremities of the samples on the 8-foot by 12-foot (203 by 305 mm) walls.
  3. Flashover, as defined in NFPA 265, shall not occur.
  4. The total smoke release throughout the test shall not exceed 1,000 m2.

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