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    Re: Mold Prevention coatings applied during new construction

    Posted by Gilligan on 11/03/04

    On 11/02/04, Robert wrote:
    > 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
    > individuals.
    > 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
    > agree
    >> 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.
    >>>It sounds to me like someone has a bit of product envy! I also
    checked out your us courts website, and there was nothing there. Grow
    up Mr. D!

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