Health

Which is healthier?

How can Novofibre panels be 'Less toxic than an apple'?

Novofibre’s OSSB products are “less toxic than an apple” because we use only natural ingredients and formaldehyde-free adhesives!

Sustainable natural materials

Novofibre OSSB panels are made will high quality 100% natural straw and formaldehyde-free/low VOC adhesives. Formaldehyde emission from natural straw test at 0.02 mg / L, and do not have a negative impact on the human health.

Environmental friendly adhesives (P-MDI)

The natural waxy surface of straw and its high ash content mean that traditional urea-formaldehyde resin adhesives are not as effective as formaldehyde-free/low VOC Isocyanate (P-MDI) adhesives. Our customers can rest assured that Novofibre panels are always being manufactured formaldehyde-free. 

Isocyanate (P-MDI) adhesive is a synthetic polymer. In addition to being non-toxic and environmentally friendly, Novofibre uses it because of its excellent stability and security. MDI synthetic are used in industries where extremely high standards for health and safety are required, such as: artificial blood vessels, heart valves, refrigerator interiors and lycra.

Only a few companies in the world have the capacity to produce high-tech adhesives like Isocyanate (P-MDI), which means that it is therefore costly. Novofibre’s P-MDI adhesives all provided by Huntsman Corporation. Novofibre is the only manufacturer in Chinese to use all Huntsman P-MDI adhesives for sheet goods.