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July 2009

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Calgary Real EstateToxic drywall is causing concern across North America, and may make some home buyers hesitant when shopping for a new home. In an article by Bob Aaron, a Toronto real estate lawyer, called Chinese Drywall Creating Crisis, the Toronto Star reported last month that defective Chinese drywall emits toxic hydrogen sulphide, sulphur dioxide and other gasses when exposed to humidity. When the drywall off gasses it creates a noxious odour, which can result in serious health conditions and illnesses, such as breathing problems, eye irritation, fatigue, dizziness, insomnia, sore throat, bloody nose and headaches.

Bob Aaron reports that hundreds of millions of sheets of the defective drywall were imported into the United States between 2001 and 2007. It was also

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