Oncology (General Cancer)/Rubber Toxic fumes with heat

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There are a number of speed bumps made from recycled rubber and natural rubber being installed on our roads painted with yellow stripes.  On hot days these give of a very strong smell of Rubber or plastic burning which can be smelt at least 30 feet away.  I am unable to find out if studies have been done on toxicity and temperatures of rubber exposed to heat. Of course possibly exposing us to carcinogenic fumes on a daily basis.

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I have not been able to find anything either. However it is quite clear that a contraption like this must contain a lot of a large number of organic chemicals of which some may not be quite nice. The state in Australia in which you live must have some sort of chemical inspectorate authority. Make a formal complaint to that authority and they will have to find this out. Good luck!




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