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    Re: Mold Prevention coatings applied during new construction

    Posted by Robert on 11/02/04

    EPA registration is important only if you are actually applying a
    pesticide. The EPA regulates pesticides. Most of the mold
    prevention products do not contain pesticides. All the mold Killers
    contain pesticides.

    Paint products have all kinds of additives added to them and they do
    not require EPA approval. The new mold prevention products are under
    the same requirements. Those of you, who do not understand the
    guidelines of the Gov't and what they are for are mislead

    I have been a builder for years and understand water intrusions and
    mold. To prevent is better than to react.

    Several of the products on the market are designed to kill existing
    mold on the product surface. This is good, but they do not last
    (check the warranty claims) they also can be washed off by a water
    intrusion over time. (once again not good because mold needs moisture
    to grow).

    Once you actually check out the facts you all will see that you should
    prevent mold growth over the long term, see your states home owners
    warranty (most are 10 years and then some).

    Be very careful of fast talking salesmen that try to scare you away
    from products or into using product. These guys are no good. Check
    the facts warranties are very important, and it doesn't really matter
    what state the parent company resides in. If the manufacturer doesn't
    warrant the product then don't trust them. Chevy and Ford stand
    behind their products so do several companies out there.

    On 11/01/04, concerned wrote:
    > I looked up the St Jude Case. I was told the John Barry and Lenny
    > Abbott owned PCG. I did not see anything about either of them. I
    > have been approached by PCG to sell their product instead of the
    > Aegis product in Florida. Everyone at the CIA Group has been very
    > forward with their product and its ability to fight mold. I do
    > that EPA registration is important. Who else is protecting us?
    > PCG is nothing but an opportunistic fraud
    >> taking advantage of a vunerable Florida market. They mislead you
    >> by making illegal claims and getting their users in trouble for a
    >> quick buck, (see EPA treated Article Exemption PR notice
    >>, their so called technology officer is named in a
    >> lawsuit involving St.Jude where he developed a product that - see
    >> for yourself, its sickening: ( a
    >> cohort real estate scam artist with other lawsuits on file in
    >> kansas and indiana. BUYER BEWARE.

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