TITLE

…But Risks Should Be Kept In Perspective

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Child Health Alert;Sep2007, Vol. 25, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on a report on recalls of lead contaminated toys in the U.S., which was reported in the August 14, 2007 issue of "Associated Press. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, there are hundreds of thousands of U.S. children with lead poisoning, and their major source of lead was paint chips and dust in deteriorating buildings. Though lead-based paints were banned from use in housing 30 years ago, older homes continue to be a source of lead-contaminated paint chips.
ACCESSION #
26703172

 

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