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Growth of mold on fiberglass insulation building materials--a review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15238325     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An exhaustive search of the literature on the growth of mold on fiberglass insulation materials was conducted. Because of the paucity of published material, both peer-reviewed and non-peer-reviewed articles were included. The literature indicates that fiberglass can serve as a support matrix for the collection of debris which, when moist, have the capability of supporting the growth of mold. Further, binding and paper-based moisture barriers from fiberglass resins are also capable of supporting the growth of mold when moist.
Authors:
Jason M Van Loo; Coreen A Robbins; Lonie Swenson; Bruce J Kelman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene     Volume:  1     ISSN:  1545-9624     ISO Abbreviation:  J Occup Environ Hyg     Publication Date:  2004 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-07-07     Completed Date:  2004-08-03     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101189458     Medline TA:  J Occup Environ Hyg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  349-54     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
GlobalTox, Redmond, Washington 98052, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Air Pollution, Indoor*
Construction Materials*
Fungi / growth & development*
Glass*
Water
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/fiberglass; 7732-18-5/Water

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