Now there is a flame-retardant shower curtain that provides protection against splashing, stains, and bacteria while complying with all U.S. fire code regulations. IMPACT™ technology is a product of innovative design and advanced engineering. It’s not a coating, but fluid repellent protective fibers that are woven into the curtain that creates an invisible shield. It prevents overspray- keeping floors dry and bacteria free. The weighted bottom sewn along the full length of the hem further protects against water leakage common to standard barrier free showers, thus enhancing safety while reducing costs associated with maintenance and liability. Machine washable, no liner needed.