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Alameda County Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Abstract: Describes paint, soil, water, home remedies, ceramic dishes and pots, and a variety of other less common sources of lead exposure.
Source: Alameda County Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
URL: http://www.aclppp.org/index.htm

Case Studies in Environmental Medicine: Lead Toxicity [PDF]
Abstract: Contains information on who's at risk for lead poisoning, exposure pathways, biologic fate, physiologic effects, treatment and management of, and the standards and regulations associated with lead.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
URL: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/HEC/CSEM/lead/docs/lead.pdf

Consumer Fact Sheet on Lead
Abstract: Focuses on how lead gets into the water supply, what should be done about contamination, and health effects associated with exposure.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://water.epa.gov/lawsregs/rulesregs/sdwa/lcr/fs_consumer
.cfm

Finding Lead in the Home: Common Sources of Lead [PDF]
Abstract: Lists preventive measures to reduce exposure to lead in dust, lead-based paint, soil, water, food, and folk medicine.
Source: Minnesota Department of Health
URL: http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/lead/fs/common.pdf

Health Effects Information -- Lead
Abstract: Discusses properties of lead, uses of lead, sources of lead, presence of lead in drinking water, and ways to reduce lead in drinking water.
Source: Oregon Department of Human Services
URL: http://public.health.oregon.gov/HealthyEnvironments/Workplac
eHealth/Work-RelatedLeadPoisoning/Pages/index.aspx

Health Effects of Lead in Drinking Water
Abstract: Describes how drinking water is contaminated with lead and the health effects associated with lead exposure.
Source: Lifestyles Research Center
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/topichub/108/health_effects
_of_lead_in_drinking_water.htm

Lead and Copper Rule CFR 141.81 [PDF]
Abstract: Explains that the Lead and Copper Rule established regulations and treatments of plumbing systems.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 8
URL: http://www.epa.gov/safewater/lcrmr/pdfs/draft/qrg_lcrmr_quic
kguide2007.pdf

Lead and Lead Poisoning [PDF]
Abstract: Provides information on the history of lead use; how lead exposure occurs; the health effects and symptoms of lead exposure; what to do in the event of lead exposure; how to learn more about lead; and employers' responsibility.
Source: Oregon Occupational Safety & Health Division
URL: http://www.orosha.org/pdf/pubs/3937.pdf

Lead Education and Outreach
Abstract: Contains links to lead brochures, lead awareness program activities, and current lead outreach grants.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www2.epa.gov/lead

Lead Exposure
Abstract: Lists health effects of lead exposure, how lead gets into the body, how to reduce lead hazards in houses, and why women and children should be more concerned with lead exposure.
Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Women's Health
URL: http://womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-s
heet/environment-womens-health.html#yy

Lead Exposure in the Home
Abstract: Discusses lead's impact on children, lead sources in the home, ways to reduce lead exposure risks, and medical screening for lead.
Source: National Network for Child Care
URL: http://www.nncc.org/Health/lead.home.html

Lead in Drinking Water
Abstract: Lists how lead gets into drinking water and ways to prevent lead from getting into the water supply.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://water.epa.gov/drink/info/lead/

Lead in the Environment and Health
Abstract: Contains information on the chemistry of lead, sources of lead, health effects associated with lead exposure, and how to reduce the risk of lead exposure.
Source: Health, Environment, and Work
URL: http://www.agius.com/hew/resource/lead.htm

Lead in the Environment Tutorial
Abstract: Contains information on souces of lead, health effects of lead, and regulations associated with lead.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/region1/eco/ne_lead/

Lead Poisoning
Abstract: Lists lead souces in the home, causes of environmental contamination, toxic levels in children and animals, and symptoms of toxicity.
Source: Cornell University
URL: http://www.ansci.cornell.edu/plants/toxcat/toxcat.html

Lead Poisoning Happens More Than You Think
Abstract: Provides links to current information on lead and lead poisoning.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.nsc.org/resources/issues/lead.aspx

Lead Poisoning Resource Center
Abstract: Contains information on the danger of lead poisoning, lead laws, history of lead, sources of lead exposure, and medical effects of lead poisoning.
Source: Motley Rice, Lead Poisoning Lawyer
URL: http://www.motleyrice.com/environmental/lead-poisoning

Lead Poisoning Resources
Abstract: Contains information on legal rights associated with lead, health effects of lead poisoning, lead poisoning news stories, sources of lead, lead prevention, and lead removal.
Source: The Hannon Law Firm, LCC
URL: http://www.clper.org/resources.html

Preventing Lead Poisoning in Young Children
Abstract: Contains detailed information on health effects of lead, sources and pathways of lead, the role of health care providers and public agencies, and ways to manage lead hazards.
Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control
URL: http://wonder.cdc.gov/wonder/prevguid/p0000029/p0000029.asp

Public Health Statement for Lead
Abstract: Contains an overview of lead, health effects of lead, ways to reduce lead poisoning, and ways lead can enter the environment and the human body.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
URL: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxprofiles/phs13.html

Safe Drinking Water Act: Prohibition on Use of Lead Pipes, Solder, and Flux
Abstract: Describes prohibition of use of lead pipes, solder, and flux under the Safe Drinking Water Act.
Source: Cornell Law School
URL: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/html/uscode42/usc_sec_42_0
0000300---g006-.html

Safety Information: Lead Poisoning
Abstract: Discusses sources of lead exposure, symptoms of lead poisoning, and preventive measures that can be taken to reduce the risk of lead exposure.
Source: University of California, Davis Health System
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/topichub/108/safety_info-le
ad_poisoning.htm

Sources of Lead
Abstract: A complete list of products that contain lead.
Source: The LEAD (Lead Education and Abatement Design) Group Inc.
URL: http://www.lead.org.au/lasn/lasn006.html

Technical Fact Sheet on Lead [PDF]
Abstract: Contains information on sources of lead in the water supply and the health effects it causes.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ogwdw/pdfs/factsheets/ioc/tech/lead.pdf

ToxFAQs for Lead
Abstract: Lists how lead cycles through the environment, how humans are exposed to lead and the health effects it causes, and how lead poisoning has been reduced and what can still be done to reduce exposure.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
URL: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/tfacts13.html

Toxicological Profile for Lead
Abstract: Provides detailed information on the chemical and physical properties of lead; health effects of lead; production, import, use, and disposal of lead; human exposure to lead; and lead regulations and advisories.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
URL: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxprofiles/tp.asp?id=96&tid=22

Where Lead Comes From
Abstract: Lists places where lead commonly exists today.
Source: Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
URL: http://www.leadsafevermont.org/html/rent_where.html

 


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