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    Re: Mold Prevention coatings applied during new construction

    Posted by Tom B. on 11/23/04

    American Mold Guard's product is registered with the EPA. The
    company is using the same active ingredient with an added surface
    durability feature. The company only purchases product from
    manufactures that hold EPA registrations for the actual
    claim/surface being treated.

    On 10/20/04, Robert D wrote:
    > I know of American Mold Guard and the Forticel product. I have
    > been in the remediation business for 15 years and have used
    every product on the market. Last week, the manufacturer of the
    > Forticel product and one of their distributors was issued a
    > and Desist order by the EPA for making illegal claims. Their
    > products are not EPA Registered and can not kill or prevent the
    > growth of mold on any surface accept for their paint film
    > coating. You have to be careful and not believe everything that
    > you read. American Mold Guard used to have a good product but
    > they have changed manufacturer and are making their own product
    > that is not EPA Registered.
    > Do not buy or use any product that is not EPA Registered and be
    > sure to require the EPA Reg. No. A lot of these people make
    > claims that they can not prove. Require documentation or call
    > the EPA to verify claims.
    > For your own benefit, check out
    > On 8/26/04, Bill wrote:
    >> On 8/03/04, v wrote:
    >>> On 8/02/04, Ljc wrote:
    >>>> I recently ran across a company called American Mold Guard.
    >> (Irvine, CA). They provide a ten year warranty against mold
    >> growth on the application of their anti-mold surface coating
    >> product which is applied during new construction on interior
    >> framing and walls. Has anyone heard of this company or
    >> product? Does it make any sense...?
    >>> It only makes sense if they have a lifetime warrenty. and
    >> are still around ten yrs. from now. good idea though, if you
    >> can pull it off. be leary, be weary.
    >> I am a builder, and have tested several products. The one I
    >> got the best test results with is called Forticel. The
    >> company who makes it is called Protective Coatings Group.
    >> Their web address is

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