Fungicides

Caution CAUTION!
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FUNGICIDES MAY CONTAIN CHEMICALS DETRIMENTAL TO CPVC AND CAN CAUSE STRESS CRACKING OF CPVC RESULTING IN PIPING SYSTEM FAILURE.

DIRECT CONTACT WITH FUNGICIDES IS NOT RECOMMENDED. THESE TYPES OF PRODUCTS SHOULD BE ISOLATED FROM DIRECT CONTACT WITH CPVC PIPING PRODUCTS.

Fungicides
Care must be taken to isolate CPVC pipe from direct contact with heavy concentrations of fungicide products that may be applied during cleanup of water damage.

Fungicides may damage vinyl piping materials such as PVC or CPVC when fungicides are sprayed on surrounding drywall and wood framing to prevent the growth of mold and mildew in the affected area.

When repairs are made to an existing system, and the possibility exists that fungicides will be applied to treat damp drywall and wood framing surrounding the repair site, exposed piping should be sleeved with a compatible plastic sleeving or pipe insulation material to prevent direct contact of the fungicide with the piping system.

Common sense precautions will prevent problems with repairs to existing systems.