This standard covers test methods used to identify impurities in drywall suspected of emitting sulfide compounds that cause blackening of metal components in buildings.
This standard will be part of a series of standards used to address the situation where drywall is suspected of emitting sulfide gasses that cause blackening of metal components in buildings. This standard will be the repository for the test methods used to confirm the contamination.
Keywordsgypsum; problem drywall; corrosion; blackening; sulfide gasses; sulfur; sulfur reducing bacteria
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