Product profile

Novo Base panels are made of 100% natural wheat straw fibres and formaldehyde-free adhesives represent a sustainable and healthy solution for interior design and furniture manufacturing. In addition to construction, interior decoration and furniture applications, Novo Base panels can also be used for specialty technical packaging and formwork construction.

Product features

  • Superior workability
  • Strong nail-holding performance
  • High flexibility
  • Vermin prevention
  • Made with formaldehyde-free adhesives
  • Zero chemical and harmful gas emissions

Product size

Thickness: 11.1/15/18 mm
Width: 1220 mm
Length: 2440 mm


  • Interior decoration 
  • Home-furnishing
  • Furniture
  • Flooring


NOVO OSSB-1UnitPerformance
Formaldehyde emission mg/100g ≤3.0 ≤3.0 ≤3.0
Total Volatile Organic Compound (TVOC) emission (72h) mg/㎡. h ≤0.5  ≤0.5 ≤0.5
Moisture content ≥2.5  ≥2.5  ≥2.5 
Dimensional stability % ≤0.3 ≤0.3 ≤0.3
Modulus of rupture (parallel) MPa  ≥20  ≥20  ≥18
Modulus of elasticity (parallel) MPa  ≥2400  ≥2500  ≥2600 
Internal bonding strength MPa  ≥0.30  ≥0.28 ≥0.28 
Thickness expansion rate of 24H water absorption (center) ≤25  ≤20  ≤20 
Screw-holding force of board surface - - ≥900 
Screw-holding force of board edge - - ≥600 

Formaldehyde is classified as a carcinogen by the World Health Organization (WHO) and ranks second on the List of Toxic Chemicals under Priority Control in China. Most indoor formaldehyde comes from man-made panel boards. Many countries have placed formaldehyde off-gassing restriction on man-made panel boards. The F★★★★ Standard from Japan has the strictest regulations*. NOVOFIBRE has received formaldehyde-free certification through Japan’s F★★★★ certification program for its products.

*In accordance with F★★★★ standards, the tested formaldehyde content should not be higher than 0.3mg/L (0.5mg/L under E0 Standards).


Ceiling and wall (Beijing)
Outter Wall (Guang Dong)
Room divider (Japan)
Loft (Japan)
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