CPAI-84 is a standard for flammability of recreational tents. It was set by the Industrial Fabrics Association International. The name CPAI stands for Canvas Products Association International, which used to be the name of IFAI. 
The standard applies to "camping tentage," defined as "any portable temporary shelter or structure designed to protect people from the elements. This includes, though not exclusively, the following: camping tents; play tents (indoor and outdoor); recreational vehicle awnings; dining flies and canopies; fabric screen houses; add-a-rooms; and ice fishing tents.
Articles and Resources
Related SourceWatch Articles
- Flame Retardants
- Industrial Fabrics Association International
- Canada's Hazardous Products (Tents) Regulations
- ASTM International (formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials)
- American Chemistry Council
- Citizens for Fire Safety
- Albemarle Corporation
- Chemtura Corporation
- ICL Industrial Products
- Antimony Trioxide
- Decabromodiphenyl Ethane
- Tetrabromobisphenol A
- Triphenyl Phosphate
- Tris(1,3-dichloroisopropyl) Phosphate (TDCPP)
- Zinc Borate
- Alexander S. Keller, Nikhilesh P. Raju, Thomas F. Webster, and Heather M. Stapleton, "Flame Retardant Applications in Camping Tents and Potential Exposure," Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2014, 1 (2), pp 152–155 DOI: 10.1021/ez400185y, January 7, 2014
- "New Jersey Passes Law Requiring Tents and Sleeping Bags to Meet Flame Resistance Standards," 2008.
- CPAI-84, Accessed February 25, 2014.
- CPAI-84: A Specification for Flame Resistant Materials Used in Camping Tentage.