Radon Information for the General Public
The Radon Division ensures public health and safety by increasing public and professional awareness of radon and its health risks by administration of a certification program for radon testing, mitigation and laboratory analysis individuals and firms.
Pennsylvania's Radon-related Statutes and Regulations:
Free Radon Information and Services Available from DEP
Test Result Greater Than 100 pCi/L--Confirmatory Testing
- All Pennsylvanians who have tested their homes or other
buildings for radon and found screening levels greater than 100
pCi/L, are entitled to receive a free short-term confirmation test
kit from the Bureau of Radiation Protection. This test kit will be mailed
to those eligible by express mail. For this free service, please
call 1 (800) 237-2366 or (717) 783-3594.
Post Mitigation Confirmatory Testing
- If an active (fan-powered) radon
mitigation system has been installed in your home, within the
last year, you are entitled to receive a free, long-term radon test
kit (Alpha Track Detector).
- Proof of installation of system
- Copy of post-mitigation test result
DEP Bureau of Radiation Protection
or fax to Radon Division, (717) 783-8965
P.O. Box 8469
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8467
Please allow 6-8 weeks for processing.