SOURCE: International Barrier Technology

International Barrier Technology

January 19, 2010 16:31 ET

International Barrier Technology to Manufacture Private Label Fire-Rated OSB for LP® Building Products, LP® FlameBlock™ Fire-Rated OSB Sheathing

WATKINS, MN and VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwire - January 19, 2010) - International Barrier Technology Inc. ("Barrier") (OTCBB: IBTGF) (TSX-V: IBH) is pleased to announce that Barrier will manufacture a private label fire-rated OSB sheathing product for LP® Building Products trademarked as LP® FlameBlock™ Fire-Rated OSB Sheathing. LP® introduced their new product offering at the International Builders Show in Las Vegas.

LP® FlameBlock™ Sheathing will be manufactured using Barrier's Pyrotite™ Technology at the existing manufacturing facility in Watkins, MN. "We are excited to join LP in this endeavour and look forward to prosperous growth by combining our technology with LP's OSB sheathing, experienced sales force and comprehensive distribution channels," states Barrier President & CEO Dr. Michael D. Huddy. For more details, reference the LP Building Products' news release dated January 19, 2010.

About International Barrier Technology Inc.

International Barrier Technology Inc. (OTCBB: IBTGF) (TSX-V: IBH) develops, manufactures, and markets proprietary fire-resistant building materials branded as Blazeguard®. Barrier's award-winning Blazeguard® wood panels use a patented, non-toxic, non-combustible coating with an extraordinary capability: it releases water in the heat of fire. The panels exceed "model" building code requirements in every targeted fire test and application, and are unique in combining properties that increase panel strength and minimize environmental and human impact. Blazeguard® provides Barrier's customers a premium material choice meeting an increasingly challenging combination of requirements in residential and commercial building construction. Blazeguard® customers include many of the top multifamily homebuilders, and commercial modular building manufacturers in the United States.

INTERNATIONAL BARRIER TECHNOLOGY INC.

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Michael D. Huddy
President, Director

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