Taralay Initial Comfort - Sheet

Suited to a range of commercial applications.


Taralay Initial Comfort is a multi-layered construction, comfort vinyl sheet floor covering for normal to high traffic applications, complete with 0.65 mm wear layer and Protecsol® surface treatment. The floor requires no wax for life, delivering ease of maintenance and energy savings. It comprises a comfort foam backing, offering 19 dB sound insulation, reinforced with glass fibre and a printed design that is protected by a transparent wear-layer.

Features and benefits:

  • Protescol® surface treatment requires no waxing.
  • Easy and cost-effective maintenance, with less water and detergent use.
  • Offers a combination of good acoustic insulation and high resistance to indentation.
  • R10 slip resistant value.
  • Highly flexible, easy to install and weld.
  • Compatible with the Gerflor Clean Corner system.
  • Good range of designs and colours (32 references across five designs).
  • 100% recyclable.
  • High level of indoor air quality - total volatile organic compounds (TVOC) after 28 days:<10 µg/m³.
  • Also available as a compact version, Taralay Initial Compact (specified separately).

Installation and maintenance:

Should be installed in accordance with the BS 8203:2017 Code of practice for installation of resilient floor coverings. Installation and maintenance instructions are available. Can be installed with the patented Clean Corner System for ensured hygiene.

General information





2000 m


Uniclass 2015

Pr_35_57_71_32 Foam-backed polyvinyl chloride (PVC) sheetsPrimary


M50/150 Sheeting

M50/20 Sheeting

Specification data - Foam-backed polyvinyl chloride (PVC) sheets Enhanced data


To EN 651.

Use class

To BS EN 685, class 34–42.

Commercial, very heavy – Light industrial, general.

Slip potential


Slip resistance value (SRV) (minimum)/ Pendulum test value (PTV) (minimum)


DIN 51130 slip resistance wet.


2000 mm.


3.35 mm.

Colour and pattern

0024 Renzo Chamois.

Wood designs.

0069 Renzo Noisette.

Wood designs.

0518 Esterel Chocolate.

Wood designs.

0588 Noma Clair.

Wood designs.

0589 Noma Marron.

Wood designs.

0590 Renzo Steel.

Wood designs.

0636 Esterel Blond.

Wood designs.

0779 Ottawa Poplar.

Wood designs.

0797 Habana Ivory.

Wood designs.

0799 Filament Light.

Wood designs.

0826 Filament Grey.

Wood designs.

0828 Habana Beige.

Wood designs.

0829 Filament Cream.

Wood designs.

0047 Ivoire.

Diversion design.

0049 Carbone.

Diversion design.

0515 Kiwi.

Diversion design.

0516 Bordeaux.

Diversion design.

0595 Grenade.

Diversion design.

0596 Mimosa.

Diversion design.

0597 Atlantique.

Diversion design.

0599 Rose.

Diversion design.

0600 Clementine.

Diversion design.

0824 Souris.

Diversion design.

0825 Turquoise.

Diversion design.

0465 Ciment.

Strada design.

0790 Chrome.

Strada design.

0791 Metallic.

Strada design.

0035 Gris.

Urban design.

0037 Souris.

Urban design.

0545 Natural.

Tweedy design.

0822 Taupe.

Tweedy design.

0823 Beige.

Tweedy design.


25 m.

Wear layer

0.65 mm.


2825 g/m².

Static electricity

<2 kV.

BS EN 1815 static electrical propensity.

Fire classification (EN 13501-1)


Wear group


To BS EN 649.

Acoustical impact sound reduction (to EN-ISO 717-2)

19 dB.

Residual indentation

0.10 mm.

To EN 433.


0.25 W/m·K.

To BS EN 12524.

Surface treatment


VOC emissions (to ISO 16000-9)

<10 µg/m³.



Co-ordinating weld rods.

Product Reference

Taralay Initial Comfort - Sheet

Environmental information



Third party certifications
  • REACH: Compliant
  • Floorscore®: Certified
  • CE: Marked : Manufactured in accordance with EN 14041
  • BREAAM: A/A+
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