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
> 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
>>> www.epa.gov), their so called technology officer is named in a
>>> lawsuit involving St.Jude where he developed a product that - see
>>> for yourself, its sickening: (www.mnd.uscourts.gov/Tunheim) 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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