Where can lead be found?
  • Lead is in paint and dust inside and outside of homes and buildings built before 1978.
  • Lead is in pots and dishes that are old, handmade or made outside of the U.S.
  • Lead is in many workplaces-places where people work with radiators, and batteries or do soldering or welding. Places built before 1978 are being painted to remodeled.
  • Products that you purchase or bring home, home remedies, make-up, some imported candies, toys, and jewelry.
  • Hobbies such as fishing, bullet reloading and stained glass.

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1. Why is lead dangerous?
2. How does lead enter a child's body?
3. When should your child have a lead test?
4. Where can lead be found?
5. How to protect your child from lead?
6. How can a healthy diet help your child from lead?