May 12, 2021
LVT (Luxury Vinyl Tile) flooring is not fire-resistant, but it is a relatively safe material when it comes to fire hazards. Most LVT flooring products are made from PVC or vinyl, which are thermoplastic materials that can melt or burn when exposed to high heat. However, the specific flame, smoke, and toxicity ratings of LVT flooring can vary depending on the manufacturer and the product.
In general, LVT flooring has a Class B fire rating according to European standards, which means it has a moderate degree of fire resistance. This rating indicates that the product will not easily ignite and will slow down the spread of flames. Additionally, LVT flooring is typically treated with fire retardant chemicals during the manufacturing process, which further improve its fire safety.
To ensure that LVT flooring is safe to use in your home or commercial space, it is important to choose a product that meets the relevant fire safety standards and regulations in your region. You should also follow any recommended fire safety practices, such as avoiding open flames and installing smoke detectors and fire extinguishers.