Blown cellulose insulation allergies

Cellulose is a carbohydrate, a fairly inert component of plants. Cellulose insulation, however, is far from inert. It is such a complex mixture of chemicals that it would be virtually impossible to determine an accurate listing of components. The primary ingredients are ground newspapers and boron compounds such as boric acid and borax. While newspapers consist mainly of cellulose that is derived from trees, they contain a wide variety of potentially toxic chemicals.

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Posted by roman - May 26, 2010 at 1:59 pm

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7 Responses to “Blown cellulose insulation allergies”

  1. prague hen says:

    We moved into our new house 5 years ago and our allergies and our getting sick have increased alot over those five years. My wife is going through some mental issues and I always have sinus trouble. When we lived in our aprtments before where there was regular fiberglass insulation we never seem to have these issues. i need answers soon!


  2. Canadian Pharmacies Online says:

    Allergies is very serious disease..Allergic reactions occur to normally harmless environmental substances and these reactions are acquired, predictable, and rapid.


  3. Car tracking device says:

    That’s the biggest misconceptions about allergies most have.
    THey think you have no control over this, when it fact
    it is something that is acquired most of the time.


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  5. Allison Clark says:

    Allergies can be really serious. Some people have them for years and don’t know how or why they are getting it. Imaging having allergies from simple things like newspaper. Makes me wonder if the method of Dr. House when he raids patient’s houses to see what they have around the house that causes their sickness is effective.


  6. Charles says:

    Fortunately I do not have allergies. But allergies sometimes make me confused, once when my son was a kid, he cannot eat eggs, soy, and fish. But the more he grows, the allergy is gone, he slowly began to consume eggs, soy, and fish. Does this affect his immune system huh?


  7. Charles says:

    I think allergy refers to an exaggerated reaction by our immune system as a response to bodily contact with certain foreign substances. My son has experienced allergies and he felt itchy all over his body. Whether asthma is also caused by allergies?


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