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2013-11-20 23:30:41

Certified Florida lead-based paint consultant, AGC Environmental, offered some tips to avoid lead poisoning among kids. The firm gave out the tips in connection with the report about Ohio kids in homes with lead-paint not getting help. Davie, FL (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Lead poisoning is a serious risk to a person's well-being, especially to that of kids. However, in Ohio, a number of children living in homes with lead paint were left without help from the government, based on a...

2013-11-19 23:26:07

ECOBOND® LBP successfully develops a lead poisoning prevention product to seal and treat lead paint hazards and reduce relative lead bioavailability to reduce the potential for childhood lead poisoning. Denver, CO (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 According to the US EPA, the leading cause of childhood lead poisoning is lead paint exposure. Although there is national focus on reducing lead paint hazards, especially for children; with up to 80% of all structures in the United States...

2013-10-21 23:02:39

Nearly half a million children living in the United States have elevated blood lead levels that may cause significant damage to their health, estimates the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Houston Metro, Texas (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 The estimate is based on children with a blood lead level of 5 micrograms per deciliter or higher using data from national surveys conducted in 2007-2008 and 2009-2010. Major sources of lead exposure to U.S. children include lead-based paint...

2013-10-12 23:03:20

National government experts gather to discuss options for preventing lead paint hazards at a lower cost. Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 12, 2013 ECOBOND LBP, LLC (ECOBOND), exclusive manufacturer of ECOBOND® LBP - the specialty paint product patented to seal and treat the hazards of lead based paint, announced today that it presented at the request of the prestigious Northeast Regional Lead and Healthy Housing Conference held in Mystic, Connecticut October 8-10. Mr. James M. Barthel,...

2013-08-09 23:20:42

d’Oliveira & Associates has posted a new infographic to its website about the dangers of this type of poisoning. The law firm has helped several of their clients obtain compensation for these types of injuries and they work with experienced lead poisoning lawyers. (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 Lead was once a common ingredient in paint and it is still used in certain products and by certain industries. People may be exposing themselves to this toxic material without even knowing it. For...

2013-07-23 23:30:48

Lead Blood testing can help people who patronize or work for firing ranges to assess their risk for lead exposure. Request A Test offers Lead Testing which is convenient and affordable. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Request A Test, a leading provider of direct to consumer lab testing, has expanded their test menu to include new lead level blood tests. Lead exposure can come from a number of sources and one that tends to be overlooked is the risk of exposure to those who visit...

2013-04-11 13:01:50

Rice imported from certain countries contains high levels of lead that could pose health risks, particularly for infants and children, who are especially sensitive to lead's effects, and adults of Asian heritage who consume large amounts of rice, scientists said here today. Their research, which found some of the highest lead levels in baby food, was among almost 12,000 reports scheduled for the 245th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest...


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