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Default Are PVCO pipes as risky as PVC pipes?

I am well aware of the potential hazards associated with PVC-products. Recently, PVC water pipes are being supplanted by PVCO, which is basically a heat treated PVC. My question is: do PVCO pipes present the same health/environmental risks as PVC?
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Default Re: Are PVCO pipes as risky as PVC pipes?

[QUOTE=Unregistered;1205448]I am well aware of the potential hazards associated with PVC-products. Recently, PVC water pipes are being supplanted by PVCO, which is basically a heat treated PVC. My question is: do PVCO pipes present the same health/environmental risks as PVC?[/QUOTE]

You have more of a risk from using your cell phone everyday than using PVC products. Just Sayin.



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