Eco's New Fire Inhibitor was filed with the USPTO on November 4, 2016This is the Company's second patent pending new product since reengineering its business model in January SAN DIEGO, Nov. 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eco Building Products, Inc., (PINK:ECOB) announced today that it has filed its second patent application, entitled Fire Inhibitor Formulation on November 4, 2016, and has been accorded United States Patent Application No. 15/344,298. The Company's Fire Inhibitor Formulation is a continuation-in-part application of Eco's USPTO Application No. 15/238,463, entitled Formulation and Method for Preserving Wood, filed on August 16, 2016. "We have been very deliberate and methodical in transforming Eco from a treated wood products supplier, to a developer and manufacturer of cutting edge, environmentally friendly wood preservation chemistry and technology. Developing and protecting intellectual property is an important milestone in our transformation and this latest patent pending formulation rounds out our suite of Eco Red Shied products - Eco AFL™ and Eco FT™," said Eco's President and CEO, Tom Comery. The Company reports that the composition contains no halogenated or toxic materials and can be considered safe around adult humans and animals. The solvent is water-based and the dry state of the composition emits virtually zero volatile organic compounds. "Eco Red Shield - AFL™ and FT™ exhibit an eco-friendly fire resistance methodology for various wood substrates. Our FT™ formulation renders dimensional lumber, in various species, equivalent to traditional FRTW specifications but without the harmful effects and strength degradation. The key constituent in these formulations is the use of our FRC 12™ fire inhibitor," stated Mark Vuozzo, Chief Technical Officer for Eco Building Products, Inc. "We have successfully qualified, tested and manufactured FRC 12 and we are confident that our definitive data will prevail in defining the art as unique and a definitive patent will be issued in the coming months," added Vuozzo.