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Where can I get information about asbestos?

For information on asbestos, please view the following Web pages:

The main page for Asbestos information can be found here:
http://www2.epa.gov/asbestos

Indoor Air Quality - Asbestos:
http://www.epa.gov/iaq/asbestos.html

Asbestos may also occur in drinking water. For information on asbestos in drinking water, please see the Consumer Factsheet on Asbestos at:
http://www.epa.gov/safewater/pdfs/factsheets/ioc/asbestos.pdf (About PDF)

For more information on asbestos in drinking water, please see the Asbestos in Drinking Water Web page:
http://water.epa.gov/drink/contaminants/basicinformation/asbestos.cfm

If you have further questions you may contact the Safe Drinking Water Hotline, which provides information about EPA's drinking water regulations and other related drinking water and ground water topics. They can be contacted at:

Phone: 1-800-426-4791
Monday through Friday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Eastern Standard Time.

Safe Drinking Water Hotline
MC 4606M
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20460

Web site: http://water.epa.gov/drink/hotline/index.cfm

You may also want to contact EPA’s Asbestos Abatement/Management Ombudsman or Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Hotlines. The Asbestos Ombudsman provides information to the public sector, including individual citizens and community services, about the handling, abatement, and management of asbestos in schools, the work place, and the home. Interpretation of the asbestos in schools requirements is also provided.

Asbestos Abatement/Management Ombudsman
1-800-368-5888
Fax: 202-566-1505

The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Assistance Information Service provides technical assistance and information about substances regulated under the act and also provides copies of some TSCA-related publications.

You can read Frequent Questions about Pollution Prevention and Toxics and submit a question at: 
http://toxics.supportportal.com/

You can also reach the information service via mail, electronic mail, or telephone at the following address:

                    Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Assistance Information Service
                    Mail Code: 7408M
                    Ariel Rios Building
                    1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
                    Washington, DC 20460

                    tsca-hotline@epa.gov 
                    (202) 554-1404 

 

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  • Date Created: 6/21/2004
  • Last Modified Since: 8/7/2014
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