01 May 2008 17:01 [Source: ICIS news]
Housing is a key downstream chemical market. Each house has an average of $16,000 (€10,240) worth of chemistry, according to data from the American Chemistry Council (ACC).
Chemical products in housing include roofing materials, adhesives, insulation, siding, paints and coatings, and polyvinyl chloride (PVC).
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