Credit: International Cellulose Corporation

What makes this product green?

  • Post-consumer recycled content


Ure-K, manufactured by International Cellulose Corporation, is a sprayed cellulose insulationThermal insulation made from recycled newspaper or other wastepaper; often treated with borates for fire and insect protection. designed specifically to act as a 15-minute thermal barrier to prevent the rapid spread of fire. It is installed at a thickness of 1.25" over plastic foam insulation. It contains 80% post-consumer recycled cellulose fiber, has a VOCVolatile organic compound. An organic compound that evaporates readily into the atmosphere; as defined by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, VOCs are organic compounds that volatize and then become involved in photochemical smog production. content of 1 g/L, and provides R-3.6/inch insulating value. Boric acid, included as a fire retardant, makes up 10%–20% of the product, by weight. According to the manufacturer, Ure-K at a thickness of 1.25" over the surface of urethane foam provides a noise reduction coefficient (NRC) of 0.90.

Manufacturer Information

International Cellulose Corporation
12315 Robin Blvd.
Houston, TX 77045
Phone: 713-433-6701
Fax: 713-433-2029
Toll-free: 800-979-4914

Listed in: Sprayed Insulation