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Lead-based paint poisoning

Lead-based paint poisoning

children not fully protected when federal agencies sell homes to public : report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Toxic Substances, Environmental Oversight, Research and Development, Committee on Environment and Public Works, U.S. Senate

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Published by The Office, The Office [distributor in Washington, D.C, Gaithersburg, MD (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20884-6015) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lead based paint -- Government policy -- United States.,
  • Government sale of real property -- United States.,
  • Vendors and purchasers -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLead based paint poisoning, Children not fully protected when federal agencies sell homes to public
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination48 p.
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17108105M


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The main cause of lead poisoning is exposure to lead-based paint. The federal government outlawed it for use in new homes in The federal government outlawed it for use in new homes in   Lead-based paint and lead contaminated dust are the most hazardous sources of lead for U.S.

children. Lead-based paints were banned for use in housing in All houses built before are likely to contain some lead-based paint. However, it is the deterioration of this paint that causes a problem. Approximately 24 million housing units. Beginning in with the Lead-Based Paint Poisoning Prevention Act, federal law did its part to slowly phase out lead from meaningful parts of urban infrastructure.

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lead-based paint hazards in the dwelling. Lessees must also receive a federally approved pamphlet on lead poisoning prevention. Lessor’s Disclosure (a) Presence of lead-based paint and/or lead-based paint hazards (check (i) or (ii) below): (i) _____ Known lead-based paint and/or lead-based paint hazards are present in the housing (explain).

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This book covers every major topic on the subject. Lead abatement is an activity to reduce levels of lead, particularly in the home environment, generally to permanently eliminate lead-based paint hazards, in order to reduce or eliminate incidents of lead poisoning.

Lead abatement may be undertaken in response to orders by state or local government. It requires specialized techniques that local construction contractors. Because of the health problems caused by lead poisoning, the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act was enacted in This law is commonly known as Title X (Ten).

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations implementing Title X apply to rental property built before Infederal law requires that individuals receive a Lead Paint Pamphlet and Disclosure Form before renting, buying, or renovating pre housing.

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It is defined by the federal government as paint with lead levels greater than or equal to milligram per square centimeter, or more than % by weight. Deteriorating lead-based paint (peeling.

Peeling and flaking paint is the major risk factor for lead poisoning, so cities with fewer resources for inspections and code enforcement usually have a higher number of poisoned children, and.

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