The results obtained indicated that the initial thickness varied from 58-119 micrometers on one face of the mold to 25-77 micrometers on the other face.
The average coating thickness on one set of mold halves initially was 71-76 micrometers and 29-31 micrometers after 15 pours, while the figures for the other set of mold halves initially were 43-48 micrometers and 30-33 micrometers after 15 pours.
The conditions required for mold
to grow include: the existence of mold
spores, moisture in the air, a normal temperature range and the presence of a food source.
Despite the lack of clear guidelines, health experts say mold still should not be left in place.
There's been a long-standing mold, fungus, and dry-rot exclusion in [insurance policies]," explains Eric Goldberg, assistant general counsel at the American Insurance Association, a trade group in Washington, D.
Some maintain that media reports after the initial verdict gave the impression that the $32 million award was for mold exposure.
The media has been quick to issue a flurry of stories on "toxic mold," a phrase that makes Gots, for one, bristle.
In 2001, California passed laws requiring disclosure of mold problems during real estate deals.
ORNA IZAKSON watches for toxic mold in rainy Eugene, OR.
Severe symptoms including memory loss and pulmonary hemorrhage have been associated with mold toxins.
The extent to which mold toxins are responsible for these more serious ill effects has stirred debate, as has the question of how much mold exposure is too much.
The formula for Mold Control 500 was initially developed for the United States military to neutralize biochemicals that might be used against the nation's troops.
While areas with warm, humid climates have higher occurrences of mold, mold knows no geographic boundaries.
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