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Main Title A citizen's guide to radon : the guide to protecting yourself and your family from radon.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Air and Radiation.; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Indoor Environments Division,
Year Published 2009
Report Number EPA 402-K-09-001
Stock Number PB2012-104186
OCLC Number 429073380
Subjects Radon ; Radon--Prevention
Additional Subjects Radon ; Citizen guide ; Radioactive gas ; Testing ; Reduction systems
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBD  EPA-402/K-09/001 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 10/20/2014
ELBD ARCHIVE EPA 402-K-09-001 Received from HQ AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/04/2023
ELBD  EPA 402-K-09-001 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 08/19/2009
NTIS  PB2012-104186 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 15 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Abstract You cant see radon. And you cant smell it or taste it. But it may be a problem in your home. Radon is estimated to cause many thousands of deaths each year. Thats because when you breathe air containing radon, you can get lung cancer. In fact, the Surgeon General has warned that radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States today. Only smoking causes more lung cancer deaths. Radon comes from the natural (radioactive) breakdown of uranium in soil, rock and water and gets into the air you breathe. Radon can be found all over the U.S. It can get into any type of buildinghomes, offices, and schoolsand result in a high indoor radon level. But you and your family are most likely to get your greatest exposure at home, where you spend most of your time. Testing is the only way to know if you and your family are at risk from radon. EPA and the Surgeon General recommend testing all homes below the third floor for radon. EPA also recommends testing in schools. Testing is inexpensive and easyit should only take a few minutes of your time. Millions of Americans have already tested their homes for radon (see page 5).
Notes Cover title. "January 2009." "EPA 402-K-09-001." "Www.epa.gov/radon."
Place Published Washington, D.C.
Supplementary Notes See also PB2007-103026 (Report dated Sep 05). Prepared in cooperation with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA.
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Corporate Au Added Ent United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Indoor Environmental Division.; United States. Department of Health and Human Services.; Centers for Disease Control (U.S.)
Alternate Title Guide to protecting yourself and your family from radon
PUB Date Free Form 2009
Category Codes 68F
NTIS Prices PC A03/MF A03
BIB Level m
Medium unmediated
Content text
Carrier volume
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
Merged OCLC records 1296823225; 1296883649
Control Number 111400900
OCLC Time Stamp 20190809062051
Language eng
Origin OCLC
OCLC Rec Leader 01742cam 2200445Ka 45010