Why Mold?

Table of Contents

Office of Air and Radiation
Indoor Environments Division (6609J)
EPA 402-K-02-003, 2002

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Una Breve Guía para el Moho, la Humedad y su Hogar
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. Documento de la agencia EPA número 402-K-03-008.


We would like to thank Paul Ellringer, PE, CIH, for providing the photo of mold on the back of wallpaper in the Hidden Mold section.& Should you like to use some of the photos used in this guide,
higher quality print versions are available in the
Mold Gallery.&
These photos may be used for presentations and educational purposes
without contacting EPA.

Please note that this document presents recommendations.& EPA does not
regulate mold or mold spores in indoor air.

Petrie dish showing mold growth

src: http://www.epa.gov/mold/moldguide.html

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