Can labels on fire doors be painted

- Apr 11, 2019-

Labels on fire doors, fire door frames, or other components of a fire door assembly, are the identifying mark that the door or component has been tested to the required first test standards and has passed the criteria required by those test standards.  Labels prove to inspectors, AHJs, building owners, or anyone else observing the fire door assembly that it (as tested) will protect the opening as it did when tested.


NFPA 80----2013 edition, contains the following language regarding labeled products: