A federal report on Chinese drywall found the building material contains higher concentrations of bothersome chemicals, but said these would not cause the health issues or physical degradation of property that have been seen.

Lori Saltzman, director, Division of Health Sciences, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), said elevated levels of strontium that were found do not pose a radiation safety risk to individuals and homes.

James E. Woolford, director, Office of Superfund Remediation & Technology Innovation (OSRTI), Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, said sampling data analyzed does not indicate substantive levels of sulfur or strontium that were both found would lead to health issues.

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