toxic mold
A popular phrase often used incorrectly to refer to any mold that appears in a residence or workplace. Some molds produce toxins (a substance that prevents other molds from growing nearby), and some people are sensitive to them, but the majority of molds are merely unsightly and destructive to property and do not cause health problems.
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property → Renters' & Tenants' Rights

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Mold growth, assessment, and remediation — Mold assessment and mold remediation are techniques used in occupational health: mold assessment is the process of identifying the location and extent of the mold hazard in a structure, and mold remediation is the process of removal and/or… …   Wikipedia

  • Mold health issues — Light micrograph of the hyphae and spores of the human pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus Mold health issues are potentially harmful effects of molds. Molds (also spelled moulds ) are ubiquitous in the biosphere, and mold spores are a common… …   Wikipedia

  • Mold — This article is about the fungi known as molds. Slime molds and water molds are not fungi and are discussed in separate articles. For other uses, see Mold (disambiguation). Mold growth covering a decaying peach. The frames were taken… …   Wikipedia

  • Toxic tort — A toxic tort is a special type of personal injury lawsuit in which the plaintiff claims that exposure to a chemical caused the plaintiff s injury or disease. Different typesToxic torts arise in several contexts. People are typically exposed to… …   Wikipedia

  • Sooty mold — Sooty molds are Ascomycete fungi which grow from the sugary honeydew secreted by plants [opuntia cactus] and insects aphids, scales, the whitefly, and other insects which suck sap from their host plants. The name itself is descriptive, as sooty… …   Wikipedia

  • Mycotoxin — A mycotoxin (from Greek μύκης (mykes, mukos) “fungus” and Latin (toxicum) “poison”)[1][2] is a toxic secondary metabolite produced by organisms of the fungus kingdom, commonly known as molds.[3][4] The term ‘mycotoxin’ is usually reserved for the …   Wikipedia

  • FEMA trailer — The term FEMA trailer, FEMA: Important Phone Numbers for FEMA Travel Trailer Occupants (news), FEMA (uses term FEMA Trailer Hotline ), March 25, 2006, FEMA.gov webpage: [http://www.fema.gov/news/newsrelease.fema?id=24519 FEMA Newsrelease 24519]… …   Wikipedia

  • Toxicity (disambiguation) — Toxicity is a measure of the degree to which something is toxic or poisonous. For related concepts, see:* Toxin, a substance produced by living cells or organisms * Toxic mold, a substance produced by some fungi * Mycotoxin, the excrement of… …   Wikipedia

  • Cannabis cultivation — Typical home grown organic sinsemilla bud compared to a cigarette pack. This article presents common techniques and facts regarding the cultivation of the flowering plant cannabis, primarily for the production and consumption of marijuana buds.… …   Wikipedia

  • Plaza Tower — For the Skyscraper in Leeds, UK, see Sky Plaza. Plaza Tower The familiar landmark of the New Orleans skyline in October 2007 General information Type Reside …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”