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Lead Poisoning Moved To 5μg/dL

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today, agreed with the Advisory Committee for Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention (ACCLPP) to move the line for the lead poisoning of children from 10μg/dL to 5μg/dL.  μg/dL stands for micro-grams per deciliter, which is a measurement used for blood levels. The CDC also agreed that the term “level of concern” […]

Lead Based Paint, where it’s found.

  Many people wrongly assume that if a home was painted with lead based paint (LBP), it can be found throughout the house.  Surprisingly, this is a wrong assumption.  LBP was considered a premium paint that came with a higher cost.  It was used on surfaces that needed the durability that can be found by […]