Radon Hotlines and Information Resources
View Frequent Questions / Ask a Question
Search frequently asked questions or submit your own question or comment in our Frequent Questions Database. In addition to questions and answers relating to radon, you may use this database to find information on any of our topic areas, for example, Asthma, IAQ Tools for Schools, Mold, Smoke-free Homes, IAQ Design Tools for Schools, and General Indoor Air Quality Issues. Also Radón en Español. You can also use this database to subscribe to any new information or updated information relating to any of the topics that may be posted on our website.
Radon Hotlines (Toll-Free)
EPA supports the following hotlines to best serve consumers with radon-related questions and concerns.
- 1-800-SOSRADON (1-800-767-7236)* Purchase radon test kits by phone.
- 1-800-55RADON (557-2366)* Get live help for your radon questions.
- 1-800-644-6999* Radon Fit-It Hotline. For general information on
fixing or reducing the radon level in your home.
- 1-800-426-4791 Safe Drinking Water Hotline. For general information on drinking water, radon in water,
testing and treatment, and standards for radon drinking water. Operated
under a contract with EPA
* Operated by Kansas State University in partnership with EPA
As a partner in the Midwest Universities Radon Consortium, conducts National Radon Program Services, including the National Radon Poster Contest, National Radon Hotlines, and Referrals to State Radon Programs, Radon Test Kit Coupons, Radon Mitigation Promotion and other outreach activities.
Find a Radon Service Provider Near You
If you are interested in finding a qualified radon service professional to test or mitigate your home, or you need to purchase a radon measurement device, you should:
- Contact your State
Radon Contact at
www.epa.gov/radon/whereyoulive.html to find out what are, or whether there are, requirements associated with providing radon measurement and or radon
mitigations/reductions in your State. Some States maintain lists of
contractors available in their state or they have proficiency programs or
requirements of their own.
- Contact one or both of the two privately-run national radon
programs (listed here alphabetically) who are offering proficiency listing/accreditation/certification
in radon testing and
mitigation. (Reference herein to any specific commercial products,
process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does
not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or
favoring by the United States Government.)
National Radon Proficiency Program (NRPP)
Toll Free: (800) 269-4174 or (828) 890-4117
Fax: (828) 890-4161
National Radon Safety Board (NRSB)
Find a listing of Radon Publications and Resources at www.epa.gov/radon/pubs/index.html. You can order publications from EPA's National Service Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP):
National Service Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP)
Phone: 1-800-490-9198 (M-F from 9am-5:30pm Eastern)
Fax: (301) 604-3408
|"A Citizen's Guide To Radon: The Guide to Protecting Yourself and Your Family from Radon|
|Buying or Selling a Home? Read the "Home Buyer's and Seller's Guide to Radon"|
|Read A Consumer's Guide to Radon Reduction: How to Fix Your Home|
|EPA's Radiation Protection Program page on Radon|