[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