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Hazard Assessment of Copper Corrosion and Air-Conditioner Evaporator Coil Failures Possibly Associated with Imported Drywall.

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Case Definition and Other Helpful Information

Case Definition: First determine if your home fits the investigation criteria (updated 12/18/2009)

Self Assessment Guide乐动体育登录 - Developed for people to determine if their home is showing signs of corrosion and odors found to be present when Chinese Drywall has been used during construction or renovations

112th Congress of the United States of America H.R. 4212 - " " signed by the President - 01/14/2013
乐动体育登录 U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission -09/15/2011- CPSC Completes

乐动体育登录 – March 15, 2013 – Consumer Product Safety Commission, US Department of Housing and Urban Development

乐动体育登录 – March 18, 2011 – Consumer Product Safety Commission, US Department of Housing and Urban Development

乐动体育登录 (inspection and remediation) – October 10, 2010 - American Industrial Hygiene Association

乐动体育登录 – October 30, 2013 – American Industrial Hygiene Association

US Consumer Product Safety Commission (5.5 KB PDF) - 3/2011 - Report on Study of Electrical Component Corrosion Related to Problem Drywall

乐动体育登录 - US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

乐动体育登录 – May 2, 2014 – US Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. 

– May 2, 2014 – US Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Timeline乐动体育登录 - A chronology of events related to issues involving imported drywall

MAPS乐动体育登录 - Reported drywall cases to date (information subject to change - Map image below opens a larger 528 KB PDF version in a new window)

Florida (High quality larger PDF map Opens in a new window)
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United States (High quality larger PDF map Opens in a new window)
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Need Assistance?

  • File a Consumer Complaint
  •  and Revenue Procedure 2010-36 (20 KB PDF) for individual who pays to repair damage to his or her personal residence or household appliances that results from corrosive drywall – October 18, 2010 – US Internal Revenue Service
  • IRS News - : Q and A on How to Report Them on Tax Returns – US Internal Revenue Service
  • IRS tax relief, July 2, 2009, Internal Revenue Service ( < 1MB PDF)
  • Senator Bill Nelson wrote a letter to the Florida Surgeon General (450 KB PDF opens in new window), Dr. Ana Viamonte-Ros, to indicate that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are directing mortgage companies to provide a forbearance of up to six months for homeowners affected by corrosive drywall. To know if your loan is owned or guaranteed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac visit: or
  •  - December 22, 2009, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Knauf Plasterboard (Tianjin) remediation settlement (4.9 MB PDF) - December, 2010
  • Florida Division of Emergency Management - Memorandum: Interim Emergency Management Director David Halstead To FEMA Regional Administrator Phillip May Regarding Chinese Drywall March 10, 2010
  • , US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
  • , September 2014 - Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units
  • , September 2014 - Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units
  • , September 2014 - Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units

Letters and Other Helpful Information

  • , November 5-6, 2009 – Florida Department of Health, University of Florida, University of South Florida
  • , December 11, 2009 - US Federal Trade Commission
  • , US Federal Trade Commission
  • , Florida Office of the Attorney General
  • , January 3, 2011 – US Department of Health & Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • CPSC Corrosive Drywall Press Release - 1/31/2011 - CDC Review Finds

Questions?
Call your local County Health Department Environmental Health staff, or the Department of Health at 850-245-4288.