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News and Information

National Consumer Awareness Campaign Launched on Vermiculite Insulation - May 21, 2003, EPA Press Release

Asbestos Contamination in Vermiculite - EPA National Website Provides updated Fact Sheets & Reports

Current Best Practices for Vermiculite Attic Insulation - May 2003, EPA National Website

Asbestos in Attic Insulation Fact Sheet - September 2000 (31 KB, PDF) - Provides a common sense approach to help you find out what kind of attic insulation you have and decide what to do if you have vermiculite attic insulation.

Sampling and Analysis of Consumer Garden Products That Contain Vermiculite - August 2000 (12 MB, PDF)
This report details the sampling and analysis of consumer garden products that contain vermiculite conducted by the US EPA.

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Related Websites

Asbestos in Your HomeAsbestos Containing Materials
Asbestos and Your HealthIs Asbestos Banned?
EPA Region 10's Asbestos WebsiteAsbestos in Consumer Products
Laboratories for Analyzing Samples to Determine Asbestos ContentAsbestos in Libby, Montana - EPA's Actions (EPA Region 8 Website)
Laboratories for Analyzing Whether the Air Contains Asbestos Environmental Hazards in Your Home
More About Asbestos Risks and Health EffectsNational EPA Asbestos Website

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NW State and Local Agencies

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):
Superfund Hotline

1-800-424-9346; TDD 1-800-553-7672

Toxic Substances Control Act Assistance Information Service (TAIS):
Call for information on asbestos and other toxic substances; the name/phone number for a regional asbestos coordinator and state contact; or to request publications.

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR):
ATSDR Information Line:
1-888-42-ATSDR (1-888-422-8737)

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC):

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Printed Materials

  • Superfund Fax-on-Demand Service: (202) 651-2062
  • Superfund Document Center (limited materials): (703) 603-9232, Fax: (703) 603-9240;
    e-mail address: or

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