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Mold Information Websites

Mold Information Websites

These website links worked for me when this bulletin was published. Sometimes web pages disappear so if you get an error message make sure the link is exactly as it appears below before you give up.

This website is the home of the American Industrial Hygiene Association -
You can find environmental consultants/contractors here.

This website is the home for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Environmental Health Questions and Answers on Stachybotrys chartarum and other molds.

This fact sheet from the California Department of Health Services provides information to people who have experienced water damage to their home and presents the health concerns related to mold exposure. It also provides general guidelines on mold detection, cleanup & removal of mold contaminated materials.

This web page from: Health & Environment Digest Vol 10, No. 2, pages 9-12, May/June 1996 titled Fungi & Indoor Air Quality written by Sandra V. McNeel, DVM and Richard A. Kreutzer, MD describes types of molds commonly found indoors in home and offices. Health effects and the physical conditions that encourage their growth are discussed. This article contains a table containing selected important molds found in damp buildings and how to prevent and control mold contamination.

This website is provided by the EPA on identifying mold, clean-up and prevention. This site also contains links to other sites including the American Red Cross, New York City Department of Health and Occupational Disease Prevention, University of Minnesota, Department of Environmental Health and Safety and the Carpet and Rug Institute.

This is another website provided by the EPA and addresses mold and moisture in schools. This site goes into identifying and correcting common mold and moisture problems.

This webpage is from the AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS Committee on Environmental Health tells about the toxic effects of indoor molds. This page describes mold, their toxic properties, and the potential for causing toxic respiratory problems in infants. Also gives recommendations for pediatricians to reduce exposure to molds in infants and children.

This webpage provided by the EPA is about Biological Pollutants in Your Home. This page provides you with information to identify what indoor biological pollution is, whether your home or lifestyle promotes its development and how to control its growth and buildup. Gives a list of questions to ask your doctor to help determine the effects on your health that may be related to biological pollutants in your home. This is a really helpful webpage.

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