With the recent recall of toys containing lead-based paint, you may be wondering where you can get more information about lead, its effect on children and adults, sources, clean-up, and more. The following online resources contain helpful information:
Lead Services Directory, July 2007 – lists such resources as home test kits, blood lead analysis labs, certified contractors, and a dozen other categories
Lead-Based Paint Abatement and Waste Management, 2002 – excellent overview on exposure, effect on children, abatement, disposal, soil contamination, and more
Childhood Lead Poisoning in Colorado, 2005 – data, screening guidelines
Denver Childhood Blood Lead Survey, January 1996
Lead-Based Paint Hazards and Regulation Requirements, Division of Housing
Lead Poisoning Prevention web site, CDPHE– lists sources of lead
Lead-Based Paint Compliance web site, CDPHE -- approved encapsulant products, statutes, and regulations
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