Home | Community | Message Board


Magic-Mushrooms-Shop.com
Please support our sponsors.

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Amazon Shop: Vermiculite

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
OfflineCrazy Dog
Mad Dog

Registered: 12/30/02
Posts: 24
Loc: Uranus
Last seen: 15 years, 2 months
Vermiculite Banned
    #1178578 - 12/30/02 03:09 AM (15 years, 4 months ago)

Vermiculite has been taken off the market in Illinois. I guess there is a chemical in it or it is itself carcinogenic. Has anyone else run into this? Home Depot has already pulled it off their shelves.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineJackal
Well Versed In Etiquette
 User Gallery

Registered: 10/16/02
Posts: 4,572
Last seen: 7 months, 23 days
Re: Vermiculite Banned [Re: Crazy Dog]
    #1178582 - 12/30/02 03:11 AM (15 years, 4 months ago)

I know sometime ago, Verm was pulled off the shelves for containing asbestos! Same thing happening again?!?


--------------------


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineNeonBlack
enthusiast
Registered: 11/24/00
Posts: 331
Last seen: 8 years, 8 months
Re: Vermiculite Banned [Re: Crazy Dog]
    #1178584 - 12/30/02 03:14 AM (15 years, 4 months ago)

This has been discussed before.. What actually happened if I remember correctly is that there was a small batch of vermiculite that was contaminated with asbestos. Vermiculite itself is completely inert and non toxic. Some places may have pulled it from the shelves but I know that Lowes still carries it as well as a local garden store here. You should be able to find it somewhere else. If you really need it, then you could order it online.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleBilge
longtimenoC

Registered: 08/26/02
Posts: 1,858
Loc: USA
Re: Vermiculite Banned [Re: NeonBlack]
    #1178606 - 12/30/02 03:36 AM (15 years, 4 months ago)

you are right. one mine had been selling vermiculite for years before it was discovered that there was a particularly nasty type of asbestos in it. the stuff was used for a lot more than just soil additives, most notably insulation in houses.

but as far as i know it was just one mine. there are lots of vermiculite mines that don't have the problem so there is no reason for it to be banned completely.


--------------------
Shopping for your head? Visit HeadShopFinder.com or find Online Head Shops.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineAnnoA
Experimenter
 User Gallery

Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 06/18/99
Posts: 24,123
Loc: my room
Last seen: 2 months, 5 days
Re: Vermiculite Banned [Re: Crazy Dog]
    #1178617 - 12/30/02 03:45 AM (15 years, 4 months ago)



Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleJason2632
journeyman
Registered: 10/13/02
Posts: 79
Re: Vermiculite Banned [Re: Crazy Dog]
    #1178854 - 12/30/02 06:16 AM (15 years, 4 months ago)

Not sure where you are, but I haven't had any problems in north-east illinois.. if you need a place to pick some up in the N.E. send me a message.

Quote:

Vermiculite has been taken off the market in Illinois. I guess there is a chemical in it or it is itself carcinogenic. Has anyone else run into this? Home Depot has already pulled it off their shelves.





Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Amazon Shop: Vermiculite

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Vermiculite and Asbestos blueloon 607 2 10/13/04 12:45 AM
by msd9
* Vermiculite and Asbestos? What else to use. Raedon 2,626 17 04/09/03 07:32 PM
by BigJohnson
* Vermiculite Banned ? Bobfirechief 1,712 14 08/08/04 02:11 AM
by MinimumEfrt2
* Re: Vermiculite!!!! Walmart!! Asbestos!!!! Anonymous 3,986 2 03/06/01 11:58 AM
by toadlicker
* Re: Vermiculite Warning!!
( 1 2 all )
Anonymous 1,578 22 04/16/00 06:32 PM
by Ajent Orange
* vermiculite a carcinogen? muse_sick 1,440 10 01/15/04 09:51 PM
by Anarkhos
* Asbestos Free Vermiculite Lapius 1,759 7 06/18/05 10:31 AM
by Roadkill
* Vermiculite classified as a carcinogen Dude13 1,069 13 12/01/05 08:24 PM
by biglo

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Roadkill, Magash, Shroomism, george castanza, RogerRabbit, Citric, total, FooMan, 13shrooms, stonesun, cronicr, PussyFart, Tmethyl, Pastywhyte, bodhisatta
868 topic views. 19 members, 99 guests and 14 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Everything Mushrooms
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2018 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.024 seconds spending 0.005 seconds on 19 queries.