How can I be sure there is no radon emission from Corian?

Asked by Simone Fitzgibbon
Alexandria, VA

Corian countertops


Answered by Erik Henry

Brownsburg, IN

ELH Construction LLC

October 30, 2012

I have never heard of radon off gassing from Corian.

  • Radon is a gas that is emitted form the ground and is only harmful in high concentrations in closed spaces like basements.
  • Corian is a manufactured product that certainly off gases, but radon I would not think is one of them?

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