Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF)
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Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) is a non-structural wood panel product constructed using wood residues from the production of primary wood products. MDF is produced by blending these wood residues with resin(s), resin catalyst, and wax, followed...

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Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) is a non-structural wood panel product constructed using wood residues from the production of primary wood products. MDF is produced by blending these wood residues with resin(s), resin catalyst, and wax, followed by curing under pressure and heat. Urea-formaldehyde (UF) is the most commonly used resin for MDF, however other resins such as melamine-urea formaldehyde or polymeric isocyanate resins may be used when moisture resistance is specified or a no added formaldehyde (NAF) resin is desired. This CP models a standard MDF product made with UF resin. Note that MDF intended for exterior applications may contain a fungicide.

Name % Wt Whole Function GS Score Sources
Wood Fiber - unspecified
89.12% fibers Subscribe to view
T Polynoxylin
9011-05-6
10.00% binder resin Subscribe to view
Urea
57-13-6
0.16% formaldehyde scavenger Subscribe to view
AMMONIUM SULFATE
7783-20-2
0.02% binder catalyst Subscribe to view
Paraffin
8002-74-2
0.60% water resistance Subscribe to view
Name % Wt Part % Wt Whole Function GS Score Sources
Wood Fiber - unspecified
89.12% 89.12% fibers Subscribe to view
Wood Adhesive
10.18% 10.18% binder Subscribe to view  
T Polynoxylin
9011-05-6
98.23% 10.00% binder resin Subscribe to view
Urea
57-13-6
1.57% 0.16% formaldehyde scavenger Subscribe to view
AMMONIUM SULFATE
7783-20-2
0.20% 0.02% binder catalyst Subscribe to view
Paraffin
8002-74-2
0.60% 0.60% water resistance Subscribe to view

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Known or Potential Residuals
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CASRN NAME GS SCORE TYPE FREQUENCY % WT CHEM % WT PRODUCT SOURCE
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HBN Resources (2)
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Sources
Sources for Common Product Data
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Alexandropoulos et al
Bergstedt 2009
CHH MSDS
Clarion Boards
Clarion MDF MSDS
Corrim Formaldehyde Resins
Corrim MDF
CORRIM PB
DTF MDF MSDS
DTF NAF MDF MSDS
Egger MDF EPD
EPA 2002
FB MDF MSDS
FB NAF MDF MSDS
FINSA MDF EPD
Forestia PB EPD
Glacier Clear MDF MSDS
Glacier Green MDF MSDS
Glunz MDF EPD
Halvarsson 2010
IPST
Kronospan MDF MSDS
Lacey Act MDF
MDF Buyers Guide 2014
MDF EPD
MDF NU Green MSDS
MDF NU Green SOYA MSDS
MDF Wall EPD
Medite Spec
Momentive Patent
NAF MDF Wall EPD
PB EPD
PC Fiberboard MSDS 2008
Roseburg MSDS
Saravia-Cortez 2013
SP Medite FR MSDS
SP NAF MDF MSDS
SP UMDF MSDS
TI MDF MSDS 2005
UB MDF Standard Spec
UB MSDS
UltraStock MDF
UltraStock MDF MSDS
UltraStock MR MDF MSDS
Wilson 2008
Xing et al 2006