Overview

Medex Medex® is a powerful combination of moisture resistance, superior MDF board properties, and a formaldehyde free adhesive system. Medex has a rock solid track record of superior design capabilities and environmental stewardship around the world.

  • No added formaldehyde resin system
  • Especially suitable in interior applications where moisture is a concern, Medex does succeed in the 6 cycle accelerated aging test
  • Superior physical properties to standard MDF. Truly high performance screwholding and MOR capabilities, among others
  • Pre-consumer recycled wood content
  • FSC® Certified - available upon request
  • Potential LEED® 2009 credit support: MRc4, 5, 7 & IEQc4.4
  • Potential LEED® v4 credit support: Materials & Resources and Indoor Environmental Quality
  • Meets EPA Formaldehyde Emission Regulation, TSCA Title VI & CARB ATCM 93120 Phase 2 emission limits
  • No Added Formaldehyde (NAF) Exempt - State of California Executive Order N-18-313
  • Third party certification - SCS, ECC
  • CHPS Compliant - California section 01350 approved
  • Limitations: Medex is not suitable for structural applications, exterior siding or exterior trim

Manufacturing Locations & Capabilities

  • Medford, OR
  • Panels available in 4’ and 5’ widths and lengths up to 18’
  • Thicknesses ranging from 1/4” - 1-1/4”
  • Available in higher densities with a minimum order requirement
  • Minimum order may be required for some sizes

Technical Data

Handling & Installation

  • Store indoors on a flat, level surface with adequate support to prevent sagging
  • Refer to Architectural Woodwork Standards (AWS) for fabrication and installation procedures
  • For best results, Medex should be conditioned to the environment 48-72 hours prior to installation

Finishing Instructions

Guidelines for commercial signage applications are available on our website or by request from Roseburg.

How to Specify

Industrial Grade Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF), manufactured with a formaldehyde-free adhesive system which meets physical properties of ANSI A208.2-2009 Grade 155 specifications.

Limitations

Medex® is not suitable for structural applications, exterior siding or exterior trim.

 Sustainability

Sustainable AttributeSupporting DocumentationQualifying StatementApplicable Green Building
Standard or Credit

Certified Wood

SCS -CoC Certificate

When specified FSC® certified and purchased from a Chain of Custody certified supplier

LEED v3 (2009) - MRc7 - Certified Wood

LEED v4 - Building product disclosure and optimization - Sourcing of raw materials

Recycled Content

SCS Recycled Content Certificate

SCS Recycled Content Certificate for Medite FR and Arreis FR only

All Roseburg MDF products are third-party certified for pre-consumer recycled content.

LEED v3 (2009) - MRc4 Recycled Content

LEED v4 - Building product disclosure and optimization - Sourcing of raw materials

Low-emitting Material

SCS NAF Certificate

Arreis, Medite II, Medex, Medite FR and Medite II 3D are no-added formaldehyde (NAF)

LEED v3 (2009) - EQc4.4

LEED v4 - Low emitting materials

CARB Compliance/ TSCA

TPC-1 ECC Third-party certification

CARB NAF Exemption - California Executive Order

Arreis, Medite II, Medex, Medite FR, Medite II 3D are CARB NAF Exempt

 

Regional Materials

Harvest and Manufacturing region - company letter

Qualifies when project is within 500 miles (LEED v3) or 100 miles (LEED v4) of Roseburg manufacturing and harvesting region

LEED v3 (2009) - MRc5 Regional Materials

LEED v4 - Building product disclosure and optimization

Environmental Product Declaration (EPD)

Roseburg verification document.

Industry-wide MDF EPD

MDF EPD Transparency Brief

Valued as 1/2 of a product. Use Verification document to demonstrate that Roseburg product qualifies for this credit.

LEED v4 - Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declaration

 

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