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Fungal Exposure Assessment

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By Dr. Harriet Burge EMLab Chief Aerobiologist and Director of Scientific Advisory Board Human Health Effects Fungi evolved over 400 million years ago and references to mold in buildings suggest that it has always been present in human environments. At present there is growing public concern about the potential health effects of mold in homes […]

Biocides should be avoided

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By Dr. Harriet Burge EMLab P&K Chief Aerobiologist and Director of Scientific Advisory Board A question that commonly arises is, “When should I use biocides during fungal remediation in buildings?” Biocides, as the word indicates, are designed to kill living organisms. The simplest answer to the question, is to use biocides when you want to […]