How do you know if your Child has Lead Poisoning?

Lead poisoning in children is a serious matter. Lead exposure does not produce immediate symptoms. Lead poisoning happens over time slowly with repeated exposure to high levels of lead. Children can be exposed to lead through old paint, water, soil, toys & even dishware. Damage from long term exposure can effect the brain, kidneys &

What is Orthophosphate? How does it help Lead Pipes?

Lead Pipe Corrosion & Orthophosphate What causes lead pipe corrosion? Lead can enter drinking water when plumbing materials that contain lead corrode, especially where the water has high acidity or low mineral content that corrodes pipes and fixtures. The most common sources of lead in drinking water are lead pipes, faucets, and fixtures. What methods are there

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Downstream Effects of Childhood Lead Poisoning

Numerous health, behavior & education issues are some of the harmful effects that follow children into adulthood, who as children had elevated lead blood-levels according to a new study from Case Western Reserve University. Homelessness, incarceration, and increased juvenile justice involvement are some of the “downstream” consequences the study uncovered. The study tracked data over

Lead Hazards in Toys? Costume Jewelry?

When thinking about lead poisoning most people think about peeling paint. But there are hidden lead poisoning hazards & dangers many are not aware of in children’s toys and costume jewelry. Lead is often used as a pigmentation in plastics, rubber & paint. It is very hard to know which toys contain lead. And often