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Study Links Chinese Drywall To Metal Corrosion in Homes

Publication Date: 11/23/2009
Author: Tom Ichniowski
Format: HTML

A federally funded study has found "a strong association" between imported wallboard made in China and metal corrosion in homes in the U.S., the Consumer Product Safety Commission says. Two other preliminary studies, of electrical-component and fire safety-component corrosion also support that finding, CPSC says. But no definitive tie has been found yet between the wallboard and health problems that home owners have reported.

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