Rec­om­men­da­tions

Consumer Voice - - Report -

For gov­ern­ment

frame­work to con­trol the man­u­fac­ture, im­port, ex­port, sale and use of lead paints and prod­ucts coated with lead paint frame­work, con­sid­er­a­tion should be given to the in­clu­sion of pro­vi­sions for com­pli­ance, mon­i­tor­ing and en­force­ment elim­i­na­tion of lead dec­o­ra­tive paints and lead paints for other ap­pli­ca­tions most likely to con­trib­ute to child­hood lead ex­po­sure

with manda­tory stan­dards

change need to take ap­pro­pri­ate ac­tion health haz­ards from pre­vi­ously ap­plied paints that con­tain lead

For paints in­dus­try

in­for­ma­tion about the haz­ards as­so­ci­ated with dis­turb­ing sur­faces coated with lead paint when pre­par­ing for re­paint­ing

where paint is be­ing sold

For con­sumers

choos­ing the paint for chil­dren’s room may be cre­ated when pre­vi­ously painted sur­faces are be­ing pre­pared for re­paint­ing

Rec­om­mended Brands

While Tox­ics Link did not make public the names of brands with high lead lev­els, they did re­lease the list of brands that con­tained per­mis­si­ble limit of lead (less than 90 ppm) as per the 2013 study and are rec­om­mended to con­sumers for use.

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