Basic Lead Information
Did you know the following facts about lead?
FACT:Lead exposure can harm young children and babies even before they are born.
FACT:Even children who seem healthy can have high levels of lead in their bodies.
FACT:You can get lead in your body by breathing or swallowing lead dust, or by eating soil or paint chips containing lead.
FACT:You have many options for reducing lead hazards. In most cases, lead-based paint that is in good condition is not a hazard.
FACT:Removing lead-based paint improperly can increase the danger to your family.