Latest Lead Stories

2010-09-07 05:00:00

Cell phone charm from Claire's caused greatest concern YONKERS, N.Y., Sept.

2010-08-13 07:00:00

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Ritar Power Corp. (Nasdaq: CRTP) ('China Ritar' or the 'Company'), a leading Chinese manufacturer of lead acid batteries, today announced that it will conduct a conference call at 8:30 a.m.

2010-07-22 16:24:00

Groups Warn that Toys R Us' Broken Promises May Be Toxic for Kids NEW YORK, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Teamsters Union, the Center for Health, Environment & Justice, Clean New York, WEACT for Environmental Justice, concerned parents, students and consumer activists protested toxic PVC plastic used in toys at the Toys R Us flagship store in Times Square.

2010-06-30 13:26:30

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that children living near the Kiteezi landfill in Kampala, Uganda, have blood lead levels nearly 20 times as high as the typical lead level found in US children.

2010-06-16 07:40:00

Leaded gasoline was responsible for about two-thirds of toxic lead that African-American children in Cleveland ingested or inhaled during the latter two-thirds of the 20th century.

2010-06-08 04:20:00

PORTLAND, Ore., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, put a garden-fresh coat of color on your house while reducing your impact on the environment.

2010-06-01 09:10:58

Eating the meat of animals hunted using lead ammunition can be more dangerous for health than was previously thought, especially for children and people who consume large quantities.

2010-04-21 08:15:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Castino Painting and Home Services, the leading home service company on the North Shore, received certification by the U.S.

2010-04-21 07:20:00

OXFORD, Conn., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Eemax, Inc. (http://www.eemax.com), the market leader in commercial and residential electric tankless water heaters, is proud to announce the achievement of obtaining Lead-Free Certification for their products.

2010-04-20 07:30:00

NEW YORK, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a national online survey released today by the Ad Council, only a third of parents in the United States are very concerned that lead poses a health risk to their children.

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2005-05-26 09:40:46

Lead is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Pb (L. Plumbum) and atomic number 82. A soft, heavy, toxic and malleable poor metal, lead is bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes to dull gray when exposed to air. Lead is used in building construction, lead-acid batteries, bullets and shot, and is part of solder, pewter, and fusible alloys. Lead has the highest atomic number of all stable elements. (But see the article on Bismuth, which has a half life so long it can...

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