Definitions for "Flame Resistance"
The ability of a material to extinguish flame once the source of heat is removed.
The ability of a tape to withstand exposure to flame. Fireproof materials will not burn even when exposed to flame. Flame-resistant (fire-retardant, self-extinguishing) materials will burn when exposed to flame, but will not continue to burn after flame is removed.
The ability of a carpet to withstand the propagation and spread of a fire. The intrinsic factors involved in flame resistance include the type and volume of carpet fibers, backing and adhesive systems, and any chemical additives that are topically applied.