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Tufted fibers are usually affixed to the carpet with an adhesive that contains 4-phenylcyclohexene
(4-PC), an eye and respiratory-tract irritant that can also affect the central nervous system.
Suspicion hovered around chemical by-product emissions from carpet backing or adhesives, including something called 4-phenylcyclohexene
, which is a byproduct in the latex glue used to attach carpets to their backing; that's what gives off the typical new-carpet smell.