At A Glance
- This Alert Affects
- Children under the age of 16 with lead levels of at least 25 mg/dl.
- Ingesting lead based paint can lead to behavioral problems, brain damage and learning disabilities.
- Additional Details
- Lead can be found in paint and on toys and furniture with such paint.
- In 1977, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a final ban on lead-containing paint.