CPVC contact with electrical wire

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  1. Jun 23, 2019 #1

    batl26

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    Moved into renovated house few months ago and during the Reno updates were made to plumbing/electrical. In unfinished part of basement I noticed some areas where electrical wire was in contact or close to being in contact with CPVC, copper, and galvanized pipe. I fixed the wire near the copper line seen in images so there’s about a .75” gap between wire and copper above hot water heater but you’ll see in other pictures the wire is in contact with CPVC and galvanized pipe. I’ve read about there being issues with plasticizer, but admittedly don’t know if that’s all wired or only certain kinds. Is this an issue or let it be?
     

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    seems like the electrician was to lazy to pull the wires behind the pipes not sure of that term I would have to look in to that
     
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