Not Just Chinese Drywall, U.S.-Made Material Toxic, Too


As thousands of homeowners around the country have complained of health problems, corroded electrical wiring and a noxious rotten-egg smell, Chinese drywall has been fingered as the culprit. The Consumer Product Safety Commission recently released a report linking the problems with hydrogen sulfide gas emitted from Chinese drywall, which was imported by home builders during the construction boom when domestic supplies were tight.

But a recent investigation by CBS News suggests that domestically produced drywall may be a culprit as well.

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