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Consumer Fact Sheet on Lead
Abstract: Focuses on how lead gets into the water supply, what should be done about contamination, and health effects associated with exposure.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://water.epa.gov/lawsregs/rulesregs/sdwa/lcr/fs_consumer
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Public Health Statement for Lead
Abstract: Contains an overview of lead, health effects of lead, ways to reduce lead poisoning, and ways lead can enter the environment and the human body.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
URL: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxprofiles/phs13.html

Regulations, Rules, Policies, and Guidances
Abstract: Contains summaries of federal lead regulations and guidance.
Source: Washington State Department of Ecology
URL: http://www2.epa.gov/lead/lead-laws-and-regulations

Safe Drinking Water Act: Prohibition on Use of Lead Pipes, Solder, and Flux
Abstract: Describes prohibition of use of lead pipes, solder, and flux under the Safe Drinking Water Act.
Source: Cornell Law School
URL: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/html/uscode42/usc_sec_42_0
0000300---g006-.html

Technical Fact Sheet for Lead Hazards and Alternatives
Abstract: Lists products that contain lead, lead-free alternatives, and success stories.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 5
URL: http://www.epa.gov/region5/toxics/lead/index.htm

Toxicological Profile for Lead
Abstract: Provides detailed information on the chemical and physical properties of lead; health effects of lead; production, import, use, and disposal of lead; human exposure to lead; and lead regulations and advisories.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
URL: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxprofiles/tp.asp?id=96&tid=22

 


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