Department of Public Health
California Department of Public Health Lead in Candy Program
Healthy Stuff
Researching toxic chemicals in everyday products
Global Lead Network
Provides resources and support for those interested in developing and implementing solutions to lead poisoning and pollution, as well as to other environmental, health, and sustainability problems.
Healthy Toys
Tracks lead exposure statemwide, monitors the management of lead burdened children, and continues State and national leadership through research, policy development and standard setting.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
Identifies and regulates sources of lead exposure in consumer products.
The National Center for Healthy Housing
Develops and promotes practical methods to protect children from residential environmental hazards while preserving the supply of affordable housing.
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Promotes state and local screening effort and develops improved treatments for lead exposure.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): Renovation, Repair and Painting
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Lead Hazard Control
Sets standards for evaluation and management of lead in federally-assisted housing, and promotes efforts to reduce lead hazards in privately owned housing. Porvides grants to communities to reduce lead hazards in housing.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), OPPT, Lead Programs
Addresses residential lead hazards such as deteriorating lead-based paint, lead contaminated dust and residential soil.
Scorecard - Lead Hazards
Focuses on older housing and low-income household to estimate potential lead hazards in housing, and provides a veriety of information and advocacy tools.
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