Concerned about the materials used in your home

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Ny Times article about the creation of a databases that matches building materials (flooring, lumber, wiring, pipes and other materials) to government warnings about the substances contained in them. For example, particle board contains urea formaldehyde which is a "probable carcinogen" and suspected asthma trigger. Wood may have aluminum trioxide. PVC is a known carinogen. Almost all the products used may have some material of concern but this is certainly a start to provide transparent knowledge for those who have particular concerns or may be shopping for alternatives. http://transparency.perkinswill.com
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