Carbon Monoxide Poisoning - Other Places To Get Help
National Library of Medicine:
8600 Rockville Pike
The ToxTown website gives you information about toxic
chemicals and environmental health risks that you might encounter in everyday
life. It provides facts on everyday places where toxic chemicals may be found,
and it gives information about how the environment can affect health. ToxTown
includes common environmental hazards in towns, cities, farms, and U.S.-Mexico
border communities. The site is interactive and very user-friendly. You click
on simple graphics to be directed to specific information that you are
interested in learning about.
U.S. Consumer Product Safety
4330 East West Highway
1-800-638-2772 consumer hotline (301) 504-7923
(301) 504-0124 and (301) 504-0025
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is an
independent federal regulatory agency. The goal of this agency is to save lives
and keep families safe by reducing the risk of injuries and deaths associated
with consumer products. CPSC develops safety standards, recalls products or
organizes how they will be repaired, researches possible product hazards, and
informs the general public about these and other safety issues. You can call
their toll-free number or e-mail them to report unsafe products.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Ariel Rios Building
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
The EPA's mission is to protect human health and safeguard the
natural environment-air, water, and land-upon which life depends. It provides educational tools about environmental issues affecting health including pesticides, radon, water quality, mold, asbestos, and hazardous waste. The EPA website also provides contact information for hotlines and clearinghouses, and it contains a special section (www.epa.gov/epawaste/education/teens) with resources and games for teenagers.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
February 18, 2011
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