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Indoor Air Quality-Radon (Rn)

Radon is a radioactive, colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas found in disproportionate number of homes in the US. It is the second leading cause of lung cancer and the U.S. Surgeon General and the EPA recommend all homes be checked. The presence of the gas cannot be detected unless the home is checked. Simple inexpensive do it yourself test kits are readily available various outlets.

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Date Of Record Release 2008-03-20 14:41:41
Description Radon is a radioactive, colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas found in disproportionate number of homes in the US. It is the second leading cause of lung cancer and the U.S. Surgeon General and the EPA recommend all homes be checked. The presence of the gas cannot be detected unless the home is checked. Simple inexpensive do it yourself test kits are readily available various outlets.
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Source United States Environmental Protection Agency
Keyword Sick building syndrome
Selector Jund
Date Of Record Creation 2004-04-20 13:40:34
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Date Last Modified 2008-04-30 16:33:18
Language EN
Date Record Checked: 2004-04-20 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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