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 information from the National Safety Council
Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control
At the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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.
Pamphlet from the Federal Citizen Information Center
- Lead Disclosures for Rental Property FAQ (From the Tenants' Rights section of FindLaw's Real Estate Center)
Contact a qualified product liability attorney to make sure your rights are protected.