Particle Board is a product that is relatively cheap, it has a variety of uses, i.e shelving for sheds, garages, applications where it is covered, but not to be used in areas that attract moisture, it also comes overlaid with melamine. Particle Board is also known as chipboard.
Highly Moisture Resistant (HMR) Particle Board is the same as Particle Board except that it is Moisture Resistant, (not waterproof). Applications for HMR Particle board are areas of high moisture, like kitchens, bathrooms and laundries.
All Particle Boards and HMR Particle Boards, are made from Pine, logged from managed and
sustainable Pine forests, in Australia. The emission level of both is E0.