Chinese Drywall Reeks Of Sulfur When Hot: Fla.

Law360, New York (March 24, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- As part of its investigation into the deterioration of metals inside homes constructed with drywall imported from China, the Florida Department of Health has reported that recently analyzed drywall samples emit a sulfur smell when exposed to heat and moisture.

On Friday, the health department released an analysis completed by Unified Engineering Inc. of samples of both American and Chinese drywall that found that the Chinese samples give off a sulfur odor.

The report identified volatile sulfur compounds as the source of the odor coming from...
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