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Asthmagens

Polyvinyl chloride [PVC]
CAS# 9002-86-2

Where is it Commonly Found?

Found during a heating process, thermal decomposition, or in the dust of the following:
Cable insulation
Carpet backing
Coating on fabrics (such as polyester)
Conduits
Door and windows
Drain, Vent, Waste piping for residential and industrial use
Electrical conduit
Floor coverings (resilient sheet, tile, wall base)
Furniture
Gaskets
Gutters
Lighting fixtures
Moisture barriers
Panels and Siding
Pipes
Profiles (Window parts, Rainwater conduits, moldings, many others)
Sealing strips
Siding
Signage
Swimming pool liners
Resilient flooring
Roofing
Roofing materials
Wall covering
Wall protection (flexible sheets, rigid sheets, corner guards, crash rails)
Waterproofing materials
Window treatments
Wire cable sheathing
Vapor barriers

ASTHMA TRIGGER AND / OR ASTHMAGEN?
Condition is False
Asthma Trigger
Condition is True
Asthmagen

*We are following the European Union principles on asthma where the focus is on evidence that a substance has the ability to cause asthma, rather than on the existence of a specific underlying mechanism.

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