Frequent Questions

I found the language verbatim on both your website & the CDC's, "Yes, if you and your child are among the 196 million Americans who receive their water from an optimally fluoridated community water system (0.7 to 1.2 milligrams per liter) and you follow.

In 2011, EPA released a report on the dose-response assessment for fluoride and another on sources of fluoride exposure. EPA worked in conjunction with CDC and other parts of the Department of Health and Human Services in coordinating and communicating the release of these documents. The similarity in the wording of the two statements is likely a reflection of that coordination.

The fluoride documents can be found at the following web site: http://water.epa.gov/action/advisories/drinking/fluoride_index.cfm.

 

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