Spill Containment: Pillows
We offer Standard and Deluxe Pillow products for the use of our EnviroGuard Spill Containment Systems. Standard Pillows are a UL recognized component of a UL Listed System. The Deluxe Pillows are dual certified as UL Recognized and FM Global Approved to ensure the highest level of compliance.
If you are replacing your flooded batteries, you also should replace your pillows. This technical bulletin explains the product lifecycle and when you should replace your battery spill containment pillows. Also covered are certifications to meet your local AHJ regulatory and insurance company requirements.
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FM Approved & UL Recognized Pillow
FM Global Approved & UL Recognized pillows provide the maximum fire protection and are globally recognized as the required pillow by the largest insurance company in the world.
FM Approved & UL Recognized Soc
FM Approved & UL Recognized VRLA Pad
UL Listed Pillow - Special order, non-compliant with FM Global Insured Facilities
UL Listed Soc - Special order, non-compliant with FM Global Insured Facilities
UL Listed VRLA Pad - Special order, non-compliant with FM Global Insured Facilities
Pillow Recycling and Replacement
EnviroGuard's Pillow Recycling and Disposal Program provides a convenient and EPA approved method for the proper disposal and recycling of neutralization and absorption Pillows. Whether contaminated or non-contaminated, strict EPA regulations require proper management and paper trail to confirm EPA approved transportation and disposal to avoid potential fines and penalties. This program provides for a Certificate of Compliance and proof of approved handling.
Pillow Frequently Asked Questions
Are pillows required for the spill containment system? .....
Yes. Pillows are required to comply with passive neutralization and
the UL Listing of the system. If you have containment, it has already
been determined that this is a
How long should pillows last? .....
Pillows will last 10-15 years depending on site conditions. This typically
What is the manufacturer’s warranty for my pillows? .....
Pillows have a 5-year full + 10 year prorated warranty. Factory authorized
What are the chemicals in EnviroGuard’s Neutralization and Absorption
EnviroGuard pillow incorporate a specially developed and proprietary
Is my containment system UL Listed? .....
If you have an Eagle, CondorPlus or Hawk system, it is UL listed as long
as the UL
What are the differences between the blue labeled UL pillow and the green
labeled UL/FM Pillow? .....
The blue labeled UL pillow carries the UL recognition whereas the green
What is the fire rating of pillows? .....
Both UL Recognized and UL/FM Approved pillows meet Class I Fire Rating
per NFPA 101.
I see cheaper products on the internet. Are these approved to use in the containment system? .....
No. The system is UL certified and using non-approved compounds will not
only void the warranty, but will also decommission the site with the UL
Listing. For example, other
Should old non-contaminated pillows be thrown in the trash? .....
No, pillows MUST be disposed of in accordance with Federal, State and Local regulations. Contact EnviroGuard for assistance.
Should I recycle my pillows? .....
You should recycle your pillows, providing they are not contaminated and
to meet the
I already purchased replacement pillows from the EnviroGuard. Can I still
participate in the recycling program? .....
Yes, in most cases, as long as the old pillows are not contaminated. Please
How do I test for contamination? .....
EnviroGuard’s pillows incorporate a color indicator that will change the pillow
What action should be taken if a pillow or SOC has been contaminated? .....
Pillows that come in contact with sulfuric acid may also be contaminated with lead
Are recycling services offered by EnviroGuard? .....
Yes. A stringent process for recycling is followed to ensure the product is
Please note: By law, material that has not been tested and approved
How do I claim warranty for pillows? .....
Contact your EnviroGuard representative.
What happens if the sample comes back contaminated? .....
EnviroGuard will assist the end-user in choosing an approved hazardous materials
Is financing available for my end user? .....
Yes. EnviroGuard provides end user financing designed to help qualifying companies
Please refer to our Support Pages for additional Frequently Asked Questions.