Some Useful Publications

General Information

Molds, Toxic Molds, and Indoor Air Quality. Detailed overview for the legislature by the California Research Bureau.

Mold in Workplace – CDHS-HESIS Infosheet.  Useful overview with specific resources for workers.

Biological Pollutants in Your Home. Concise booklet by U.S. EPA and ALA aimed at affected homeowner.

Mold and Moisture.  Appendix H in the U.S. EPA IAQ Tools for Schools


Clean-up Guidance

Repairing Your Flooded Home.  Excellent resource by the American Red Cross and FEMA, with details on technical & logistical issues.

Guidelines on Assessment and Remediation of Fungi in Indoor Environments.  Widely referenced guidelines developed by the New York City Department of Health.

Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings.  Valuable, new guidance by U.S. EPA, also applicable to residences. 

Consultants, Laboratories & Clinics

CDHS Listing of Consultants Offering IAQ Services in California.  Self-reported database of contractors.

CDHS List of Laboratories for Bioaerosol (Mold) Testing.  Identifies labs providing bioaerosol testing.

Association of Occupational & Environmental Clinics. www.aoec.org.

Additional Information:

U.S. EPA IAQ INFO, 800-438-4318, 

9 am to 5 pm, Eastern Time, www.epa.gov/iaq/

CDHS Indoor Air Quality Section, 2151 Berkeley Way (EHLB), Berkeley, CA 94704, Phone: 510-540-2476, www.cal-iaq.org