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Textile wall coverings shall meet the criteria of Section 803.6.2.1 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.
803.6.2.1 Method B Test Protocol
During the 40 kW exposure, the interior finish shall comply with Item 1. During the 150 kW exposure, the interior finish shall comply with Item 2. During the entire test, the interior finish shall comply with Item 3.
  1. During the 40 kW exposure, flames shall not spread to the ceiling.
  2. During the 150 kW exposure, the interior finish shall comply with the following:
    1. Flame shall not spread to the outer extremities of the samples on the 8-foot by 12-foot (203 mm by 305 mm) walls.
    2. Flashover, as described in NFPA 265, shall not occur.
  3. The total smoke released throughout the NFPA 265 test shall not exceed 1000 m2.

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