Lead Links

Lead: Basic Information
Includes resources on protecting your home and family from lead, from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Safety and Health Topics: Lead
From the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The National Lead Information Center (NLIC)
Provides the general public and professionals with information about lead hazards and their prevention

ToxFAQs for Lead
Frequently asked questions about lead, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

National Center for Environmental Health: Lead FAQs
Questions and answers about lead and international adoption, as well as lead in candy, folk medicine, toy jewelry, and water

MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Lead Poisoning
Lead information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health

Government Lawsuits against the Lead Industry
Questions and Answers about recent government lawsuits against the lead industry, from the Alliance for Healthy Homes

Lead Poisoning
Lead information from the National Safety Council

Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control
At the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

  • Protect Your Family from Lead in Your Home [PDF]
    Pamphlet from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that landlords may be required to give new tenants.
  • Lead - Should You Be Concerned? [PDF]
    Pamphlet from the Federal Citizen Information Center

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