Points to Note

Consumer Voice - - Lead Level In Paints -

on to their hands. A typ­i­cal one- to six-year-old child in­gests be­tween 100 and 400 mil­ligrams of house dust and soil each day. es­pe­cially harm­ful be­cause the lead con­tent of chips is typ­i­cally much higher than what is found in dust and soils.

them and di­rectly in­gest the lead-con­tam­i­nated, dried paint.

is also trans­ferred through breast milk when present in a nurs­ing mother.

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