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Item: 142310

Sheetrock® Brand Firecode® C Gypsum Panels

The original 12.7 mm (1/2 in.) and 15.9 mm (5/8 in.) Type C gypsum panels that provide superior fire resistance for ceiling and column applications

Available Product Options

Thickness: 1/2 in.

Width: 48 in.

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CGC Sheetrock® Brand Firecode® C Panels (UL Type C) are available in 12.7 mm (1/2 in.) and 15.9mm (5/8 in.) thicknesses, and feature a noncombustible gypsum core that is encased in 100% recycled face and back papers from a high strength composite design. The face paper is folded around the long edges to reinforce and protect the core and the ends are cut square and even. The long edges of the panels are tapered, allowing joints to be reinforced and concealed with CGC Sheetrock® or Synko® Brand Interior Finishing Products. The panels are UL Classified for fire resistance and can be used in any UL/ULC Design in which Type C panels are listed. On the face along the long edge of each panel, the UL Type Designation is printed for easy identification by building inspectors.

Main Features

  • Specially formulated mineral core provides superior fire resistance for ceiling applications
  • Systems using these panels qualify for fire ratings up to 3 hours in ceilings and up to 4 hours in wall and column protection
  • Comply with ASTM C1396, Standard Specification for Gypsum Board, for 12.7 mm (1/2 in.), 15.9 mm (5/8 in.) and Type X gypsum wallboard
  • cUL Classification as to fire resistance, surface-burning characteristics and noncombustibility
  • Achieved GREENGUARD Gold Certification and qualifies as a low VOC emitting material (meets CA 01350)


  • Mechanical Rooms
  • Multi-Family Residential and Condos
  • Stairways and Elevator Shafts
  • Traditional Offices


Submittal Sheet PDF 301.0 KB


  • Mould & Mildew Resistance No
  • Fire Resistance
    • Fire Rating Type C
  • ASTM E84
    • Flame Spread 15
    • Smoke Developed 0
    • Fire Rating Type C
  • ASTM Type ASTM C1396; ASTM C473; ASTM E136; ASTM E84
    • Flame Spread 15
    • Smoke Developed 0
    • Fire Rating Type C
  • UL Type Designations C


  • GREENGUARD Certification Yes

Physical Data

  • Thickness (in.) 1/2
  • Edge Beveled Edge; Smooth Wall; Square Edge; Tapered Edge; V-Shaped Tongue and Groove
  • Panel Size 48 in. x 6-16 ft.
  • Nominal Weight 2.0 lb./sq. ft.

Documents & Files

Data Sheets & Specifications

Data/Submittal Sheet (English) PDF 301.0 KB

White Papers

White Paper (English) PDF 276.2 KB
Sell Sheet (English) PDF 491.3 KB

Catalogs & Brochures

Brochure (English)

Installation & Technical Manuals

Technical Guide (English) PDF 115.3 KB
Installation Guide (English)

SDS, Certifications & Reports

SDS (English) PDF 84.7 KB
SDS (French) PDF 30.4 KB

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