Sheetrock® Brand Firecode® Compound

A fire-rated joint compound that dries to a red color that is easily identified by fire marshals.

Available Product Options

colors & finishes: Red


Simply mix the amount you need with water, apply and the compound sets in 2-3 hours. Sheetrock® Brand Firecode® Compound is auto-bonding and will bond to cured compound, making repairs easy and can be sanded and painted when dry. It dries to a red color that is easily identified by fire marshals. Firecode® Compound is non-toxic and free from silicones, solvents, halogens, PCB’s, asbestos and inorganic fiber.

Main Features

Each batch of Sheetrock® Brand Firecode® Compound yields approximately 75 minutes of working time. Sheetrock® Brand Firecode® Compoundis UL-classified in accordance with ASTM E84 (ANSI/UL 723), ASTM E814 (ANSI/UL 1479), ULC-S115 and ASTM E1966 (ANSI/UL 2079).

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  • Fast and easy to mix and apply
  • Distinctive red color makes inspection and installation confirmation easy


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