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Make a healthy choice with Gyprock Sensitive. This moisture resistant wall and ceiling plasterboard contains powerful antifungal properties to resist mould and mildew making it the ideal choice for wet areas and the homes of asthma and allergy sufferers.

Product Overview

The drive to create healthy homes led to the development of Sensitive plasterboard, with several important qualities to help protect homeowners and their families. The gypsum core is treated with a powerful but gentle antifungal agent, which penetrates through the paper liner to the subsequent paint coating. The core also contains a wax emulsion to make it highly resistant to moisture and humidity without compromising structural integrity, and the product is classified as low in volatile organic compounds (VOC), meaning it emits fewer chemicals than the acceptable Australian Standard.

Gyprock Sensitive satisfies the requirements of the Building Code of Australia for wet area wall linings in residential buildings.

Typical Applications

Gyprock Sensitive’s powerful but gentle antifungal properties and low VOC make it ideal for use in the homes of asthma and allergy sufferers particularly for areas such as bathrooms, bedrooms, laundries, ensuites and living spaces.

It is also suitable for use in commercial projects where mould can be a concern such as; showers/change rooms, laundries and kitchens, hospital ward bathrooms and soffits.

Because it is not subject to moisture movement and has extremely low water absorption characteristics, Gyprock Sensitive provides an excellent, stable substrate for ceramic tiles.

Gyprock® Sensitive
Australian Made and Owned logo in black and white

Australian Made and Owned

Licensed by Australian Made Campaign Ltd
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Powerful Antifungal Agent

Resists mould and mildew

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Moisture Resistant

Suitable for wet areas

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Suitable for walls and ceilings

Tested Impact Performance

Gyprock impact resistant plasterboard products are manufactured with a heavier lining paper, and special additives to enhance the durability of their core. Typically, these products can withstand twice the discernible force of regular plasterboard products, making them ideal for high traffic areas.

Hard body impact

Hard body impact is assessed by dropping a 50mm steel ball onto the plasterboard surface from increasing heights. 

Soft body impact

Soft body impact testing sees a weighted bag swung on a pendulum, striking the plasterboard surface.  

Mould Resistance

Technical Specifications

Product Options

Gyprock Sensitive is available in the following sizes.

Thickness 10mm
Widths 1200mm
Lengths 3600mm
Edge Profiles Recessed Edge for regular jointing,

Stockholdings of specific sizes may vary in different regions. Click HERE for a list of stocked sizes in your state

For the latest product availability in your area and to place an order contact your nearest supplier.

Product Manufacture

Gyprock Sensitive is manufactured by CSR Gyprock in Australia to stringent product specifications.

Product Handling

Transportation and manual handling: Refer to the Gypsum Board Manufacturers of Australia (GBMA) website for recommended OH&S practices.

Storage: Protect plasterboard and cornice from weather and moisture. Avoid products sagging by storing horizontally, supported on a level platform or full-width support members spaced at max. 600mm centres.

Health and Safety

Safety Data Sheets are important documents in the construction industry and assist in the continuing focus on occupational health and safety on and off sites.


Manufacturing Tolerances

Nominal Thickness 10mm ± 0.4mm
Nominal Widths 1200mm ± 3mm, 1350mm ± 3mm
Nominal Lengths From 3600 to 6000mm ± 5mm, typically in 600mm increments
Squareness Cut ends ± 3mm in the width of the board

Physical Properties

Nominal Board Weight* 7.9kg/m2
Thermal Performance:
0.04 – 0.05 m2K/W
Fire Hazard: assessed to AS/NZS3837 cone calorimeter test Average Specific Extinction Area (ASEA)
Group Number 1
Report Reference WFRA 45759
Combustibility In accordance with BCA Clause C1.12, Gyprock Sensitive may be used wherever a non-combustible material is required by the Code.
Total Recycled Content

*Subject to reasonable manufacturing variance.

Installation Instructions

Installation Guidance

Install to manufacturer's recommendations as outlined in the relevant Installation Guide.


Gyprock makes available resources that provide comprehensive selection, design, installation and maintenance guidance. 

Residential Installation Guide

Design considerations and installation instructions.

Australian Made and Owned

Australian Made and Owned

Licensed by Australian Made Campaign Limited to use the Australian Made Logo.
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Manufactured for Life

Gyprock plasterboard products are manufactured for life with all CSR products designed to achieve optimal performance when part of a CSR integrated system.

GECA Accredited

Verified by an independent conformity assessment body to meet the environmental, health and social/ethical criteria of the GECA Panel Boards standard.