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    Phone: 1-800-588-1248
    Fax: 512-776-7222

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News & Updates

Acute Illness and Injuries Related to Total Release Foggers- 10 States, 2007-2015 (CDC.gov)
During During 2007–2015, 10 states identified 3,222 illnesses related to "bug bomb" use.

Worker Exposure to Crystalline Silica during Fabrication of Engineered Stone Countertops (Word)

Dangers of Bathtub Refinishing (CDC.gov)
Methylene chloride as main active ingredient.

Eriocite Associated with Lung Disease (CDC.gov)
A Zeolite that can cause mesothelioma similar to asbestosis.

DSHS Health Advisories


Last updated January 27, 2021