Sources of Lead Exposure

 Sources of Lead Exposure:

  • Lead Based Paint
    • Homes built before 1978 are at risk of having Lead Based Paint.
    • Dust from lead based paint worn down by repeated friction of opening and closing of windows and doors.
    • Improperly remodeling or renovating a home with lead based paint
  • Soil around the home and play areas that is tracked inside the home
  • Other
    • Imported Homeopathic's and Home Remedies
      • Arzacon, Greta, Payloo-ah, Ghasard and Ba-baw-san
    • Imported foods and spices - Mexican Candy
    • Imported cosmetics
      • Surma, Kohl and Kajal
    • Imported toys,chalk and crayons
    • Imported or old ceramics, dinner ware, pottery
    • Water pipes with lead solder, brass plumbing fixtures

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