Lead in Paint, Dust, and Soil


Subject:
Pollutants & Toxic Substances , Lead

Description:
Information for consumers and professionals about lead, "a toxic metal that was used for many years in products found in and around our homes. Lead may cause a range of health effects, from behavioral problems and learning disabilities, to seizures and death." Provides fact sheets, rules and regulations (such as requirements released March 2008 to protect children from lead-based paint), and related material. Some publications available in Spanish. From the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Publisher:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.epa.gov/lead/


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