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The Ultimate Lethal Vinyl Siding Quiz
by Staff
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) products such as vinyl siding can be found all around your home. Did you know that PVC may pose a health risk to you and your loved ones? Take our quiz and find out everything you need to know to keep your family safe from the potential hazards of PVC.

Hurricane Katrina evacuees were provided with _____ as temporary housing.

  • trailers
  • hotel rooms
  • apartments

Formaldehyde is best known for its use in the:

  • textile industry
  • meat-packing industry
  • embalming process

Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) is a potentially dangerous chemical found in:

  • toys
  • vinyl siding
  • both of the above

What is the biggest danger involved with vinyl siding made from PVC?

  • flood
  • fire
  • pestilence

The Center for Health, Environment and Justice calls PVC:

  • the poison plastic
  • the safer plastic
  • the miracle plastic

Which number is found inside the recycling symbol found on some products made with PVC?

  • two
  • three
  • four

Waste products from the production of PVC can be found:

  • in groundwater
  • in soil
  • both of the above

How are products containing PVC best disposed of at this time?

  • by incineration
  • in landfills
  • by recycling

Phthalates are chemicals that soften PVC and create a _____ plastic.

  • hard
  • flexible
  • textured

Lead is particularly dangerous to:

  • children
  • the elderly
  • both of the above