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 -   Consumer product and home safety: call the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s Hotline at 1-800-638-2772

 -   Respiratory illnesses: call the Indoor Air Quality Information Hotline at 1-800-438-4318 or call your local American Lung Association office at 1-800-LUNG-USA.

 -   Childhood lead poisoning: call the National Lead Information Center and Clearinghouse at 1-800-424-LEAD. Also see the HUD Office of Lead Hazard Control's lead hazard information pamphlet.

 -   Safe drinking water: call the Environmental Protection Agency Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791

 -   Childhood and home safety: write the National SAFE KIDS Campaign at 1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004

 -   Childhood home and recreational safety: write the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, MS K63, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30341-3724

Buildings constructed under HUD housing programs must meet minimum property standards that protect occupants from health and safety risks and ensure the value of an FHA-insured home. Working cooperatively with state and local building officials, HUD is helping to prevent injuries and illnesses that result from such dangers as electric shock, carbon monoxide, residential fires, and lead-based paint. Visit HUD's healthy homes web site for more information.

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