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[Danoka International] A brand name for a Hardboard composed of Fiberglass wool impregnated with a thermosetting Phenolic resin then compressed into a homogeneous hardboard. Feather-board also contains Urea formaldehyde resin (8-12%) and Polyvinyl chloride (9%). The board is a brownish-red color, is waterproof and has a slightly basic pH (8-9).

Synonyms and Related terms



  • May emit formaldehyde.
  • Glass fibers may cause an allergic skin reaction.
  • Dust may cause eye, nose, throat and skin irritation.

Physical and Chemical Properties

Insoluble in water

Resources and Citations

  • Pam Hatchfield, Pollutants in the Museum Environment, Archetype Press, London, 2002
  • MSDS Sheet Comment: from MFA labs

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