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Health and Safety

IP EPIC and IP 1000 Protective Coatings Health & Safety

IP EPIC and IP 1000 specialist coatings has an anti-slip resistant surface which can be further enhanced by additives using various grits or rubber particles to further increase performance and safety dependent on the customers specific requirement application.

IP EPIC and IP 1000 helps resist Static Electricity Build Up - Watch the video, this illustrates what can happen when static builds up is present.

What you need to Know?

It is not uncommon for fires or explosions to occur whilst filling metal or plastic fuel containers in the back of pick up trucks with plastic drop in liners, or for that matter other vehicles e.g. vans, trucks etc. These fires result from the build up from static electricity.

The insulating effect of plastic bed liners, carpeting or rubber matting prevents the static charge generated by fuel flowing into the containers from grounding.

The accidents tend to be very traumatic for the victims as well as their family and friends because they cause intense pain and suffering.

Information sources:

  • Department of Health & Human Services USA
  • University of Maryland, Environmental Health & Safety
  • Andrews Air Force Base USA.
  • Clemson University
  • City of Bellingham fire department Washington
  • Canadian Petroleum Safety Council
  • Standard Oil Company
  • Ford Motor Corporation
  • Hartford financial services group Inc (customer focus on loss control)

Fire Safety Tested
IP EPIC and IP 1000
have been tested and approved in accordance with Federal Motor Safety Standard FMVSS 302 to provide an acceptable flammability and flame propagation rate for coatings applied to motor vehicles.

Food Safety Tested
IP EPIC and IP 1000
is totally non- toxic when cured and Food friendly, it fully complies with the Food and Drug Administration Department of Health and Human Services criteria set forth in the United States Code of Federal Regulations - CFR 21 part 170-199 section 177.1680 with respect to food contact. This criteria is internationally recognised.

IP EPIC and IP 1000 has been tested and passed for direct food contact with verification and compliance to EEC S/1998/1376 Plastic Materials in contact with food legislation. This means that it is absolutely safe for direct food contact including items such as bakery and pastry products, all fruit and vegetables, dairy products, liquid beverages and potable drinking water together with raw and cooked meat products to name but a few.

IP EPIC and IP 1000 Industrial Polymers is officially classed as low VOC content.

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