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Mold

Publications about Mold

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EPA Resources about Mold

A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture, and Your Home Cover

The publication, A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture, and Your Home [EPA 402-K-02-003] reprinted September 2012, is available in:

 
Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings Cover

The publication, Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings, [EPA 402-K-01-001] reprinted September 2008, is available in:

Infographics

image of the mold infographicThe Key to Mold Control is Moisture Control – Infographic
The mold infographic shows how to take steps to control moisture indoors. Available in both English and Spanish languages.

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Other Resources about Mold

In January 2019, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) released:

These tools may help identify and determine the severity of known and unknown areas of dampness and mold, prioritize repair and remediation, and track past and present problems.

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Other Resources about Indoor Air Quality

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Damp Buildings and Health

For more information on damp buildings and health effects, see the 2004 Institute of Medicine Report, Damp Indoor Spaces and Health,Exit published by The National Academies Press in Washington, DC. You can read a description of the report and purchase a copy. 

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)
(800) CDC-INFO (232-4636)
cdcinfo@cdc.gov

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