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Latest Lead poisoning Stories

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.

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.

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.

Baby Food Companies Being Sued For Lead Levels
2013-04-08 18:36:10

An environmental group has leveled a lawsuit against a group of baby food makers aimed at forcing the companies to put warning labels on products sold in California.

2013-02-11 15:49:29

Lead is a common element but is found in old paints (including those once used on children's toys), soil, old piping, water, and the atmosphere from lead-containing vehicular fuels, even drinking vessels.

California Condor Population Still Under Threat From Lead Poisoning
2012-06-26 09:42:09

Despite efforts to protect them, California condors are being decimated more than previously thought from lead poisoning caused by ingesting hunters’ bullets.

2012-03-22 23:00:51

Now there is a way to get rid of lead for good. Franmar Chemical has developed LEAD OUT™, a natural paint remover that renders lead paint non-hazardous for safe removal.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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