Georgia-Pacific Gypsum products pass 12-week mold test
Two of Georgia-Pacific Gypsum’s LLC products, DensArmor Plus® High-Performance Interior Panel *and DensShield® Tile Backer, have passed the 12-week test, conducted in accordance with the US Environmental Protection Agency’s ASTM D 6329**protocol.
The test was conducted by an independent third party, RTI International, at its facilities in Research Triangle Park, N.C., between February and June 2009.
“These results confirm what we have long known – that our Dens products lead the industry in mold and moisture resistance performance,” said Kendall Clark, Research & Development Program Manager, Georgia-Pacific Gypsum. “Architects and builders can take comfort in the fact that the mold-resistant properties of Dens products save time and money during construction, and also ensure the sustainability of structures.”
*Test results limited to DensArmor Plus® High-Performance Interior Panel and do not include DensArmor Plus® Abuse-Resistant Interior Panels and DensArmor Plus® Impact-Resistant Panels.
**For more information about the EPA’s Environmental and Sustainable Technology Evaluations (ESTE) projects for microbial resistant building materials, visit www.epa.gov/etv/este.html#mrbmgw.