VISTA, Calif., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc., (OTCBB: ECOB) announced today that Eco Red Shieldtm coated lumber products has received approval for use from Simpson Strong-Tie, a leading manufacturer of anchoring, fastening systems and concrete repair, protection and strengthening products recognizing Eco Red Shieldtm and congratulates Eco Building Products on their ICC-ES code acceptance (ESR-3255). According to Eco Building Products Engineering Services Report (ESR), the DOT (Disodium Octaborate Tetrahydrate) coating falls within the approved and allowed compounds listed in Simpson Strong-Tie technical publications. Eco Building Products "Eco Red Shield" coating receives a "Low" classification as the prescribed connector coating recommendation for structural applications.
The following link: http://www.strongtie.com/ftp/bulletins/T-PTWOOD08-R.pdf represents Simpson's current technical bulletin on the use and considerations of Preservative Treated Woods (refer to the main table on page 4 of the above listed bulletin). In addition you can find further information on this approval and other manufacturer approvals at the Company's web site at the following link: http://www.ecob.net/index.php?p=why-eco&id=144 .
"Eco Red Shield continues to meet manufacturer's technical requirements and is quickly becoming approved for use. Simpson is a leader in the industry and we are very pleased to have received approval for use in the field in conjunction with Simpson's products. These approvals continue to allow Eco Red Shield the ability to achieve wide market acceptance," stated Steve Conboy, President and CEO, Eco Building Products.
About Simpson Strong-Tie
Simpson Strong-Tie, a global company with more than $550 million in sales worldwide (2010), more than 1,800 employees, and nine U.S. and 10 international manufacturing locations. As a publicly traded company, Simpson Manufacturing Co. has had exceptional performance records since the company's 1994 IPO. As a result, it has consistently commanded the respect of industry analysts for its market leadership, strong fiscal management, and innovative approach to growth.
About Eco Building Products, Inc.
Eco Building Products, Inc. is a manufacturer of treated wood products that are protected against fire, mold/mycotoxins, fungus, rot-decay, wood ingesting insects and termites by our proprietary eco-friendly chemistry utilizing ECOB WoodSurfaceFilmTM and FRC™ technology (Fire Retardant Coating). Eco Building products, "Eco Red Shield", "Eco Blue Shield" & "Eco Clear Shield" utilizing patent pending technology is the ultimate in wood protection, preservation, and fire safety to building components constructed of wood; from joists, beams and paneling, to floors and ceilings.
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