Material and material assemblies tested in accordance with the requirements of Section R337.3 shall bear an identification label showing the fire test results. That identification label shall be issued by a testing and/or inspecting agency approved by the State Fire Marshal.
- Identification mark of the approved testing and/or inspecting agency.
- Contact and identification information of the manufacturer.
- Model number or identification of the product or material.
- Pre-test weathering specified in this chapter.
- Compliance standard as described under Section R337.3.7.
The State Fire Marshal
standards for exterior wildfire exposure protection listed
below and as referenced in this chapter are located in the
California Referenced Standards Code, Part 12 and
Chapter 44 of this code.
SFM Standard 12-7A-1, Exterior Wall Siding and Sheathing. A fire resistance test standard consisting of a 150 kW intensity direct flame exposure for a 10 minutes duration.
SFM Standard 12-7A-2, Exterior Windows. A fire resistance test standard consisting of a 150 kW intensity direct flame exposure for an 8-minute duration.
SFM Standard 12-7A-3, Horizontal Projection Underside A fire resistance test standard consisting of a 300 kW intensity direct flame exposure for a 10 minute duration.
SFM Standard 12-7A-4, Decking. A two-part test consisting of a heat release rate (Part A) deck assembly combustion test with an under deck exposure of 80 kW intensity direct flame for a 3 minute duration, and a (Part B) sustained deck assembly combustion test consisting of a deck upper surface burning ember exposure with a 12 mph wind for 40 minutes using a 2.2 lb (1 kg) burning "Class A" size 12" × 12" × 2.25" (300 mm x 300 mm x 57 mm) roof test brand.
SFM Standard 12-7A-4A, Decking Alternate Method A. A heat release rate deck assembly combustion test with an under deck exposure of 80 kW intensity direct flame for a 3 minute duration.
SFM Standard 12-7A-5, Ignition-Resistant Material. A generic building material surface burning flame spread test standard consisting of an extended 30 minute ASTM E84 or UL 723 test method as is used for Fire-Retardant-Treated wood.
ASTM D2898, Standard Practice for Accelerated Weathering of Fire-Retardant-Treated Wood for Fire Testing
ASTM D3909/D3909M, Standard Specification for Asphalt Roll Roofing (Glass Felt) Surfaced with Mineral Granules
ASTM E84, Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials
ASTM E2632/E2632M, Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Under-Deck Fire Test Response of Deck Materials
ASTM E2707, Standard Test Method for Determining Fire Penetration of Exterior Wall Assemblies Using a Direct Flame Impingement Exposure
ASTM E2726/E2726M, Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Fire-Test-Response of Deck Structures to Burning Brands
ASTM E2886/E2886M, Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Ability of Exterior Vents to Resist the Entry of Embers and Direct Flame Impingement
ASTM E2957, Standard Test Method for Resistance to Wildfire Penetration of Eaves, Soffits and Other Projections
NFPA 257, Standard on Fire Test for Window and Glass Block Assemblies
UL 723, Standard for Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials