How We Are Exposed To Lead

Lead is everywhere and affects all of us. Construction workers are exposed to lead during the removal, renovation, or demolition of structures painted with lead pigments. Workers also come in contact with lead in solder, plumbing fixtures, rechargeable batteries, lead bullets, leaded glass, brass or bronze objects and radiators. Lead exposure can occur in repair …

CAP Urges Standards for Lead in Paints

CAP calls for lead in paint regulations. In conjunction with theĀ International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, the Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) reiterates our call to the Malaysian government to eliminate lead in paint through regulatory action. The World Health Organization (WHO) has recognized 25ā€“31 October 2020, asĀ International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week toĀ raise awareness and promote …

No Safe Level Of Lead Exposure

Lead can be dangerous for men, women and children ā€” especially young children and pregnant or breastfeeding women. And there is no safe level of lead exposure. Our exposures to lead should be ZERO. Lead is toxic to the reproductive system in both men and women. In men it can reduce the sperm count and …

Eliminate Lead in Paints Globally

The eighth International LEAD POISONING PREVENTION WEEK (ILPPW) takes place on 25ā€“31 October 2020. This week of action is an initiative of the Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint (the Lead Paint Alliance), which is jointly led by the UN Environment Programme and WHO. The manufacture and sale of lead paint is still permitted in …

EARLY MENSTRUATION from HORMONE-RAISED MEAT?

16% of girls in the U.S. now experience breast development by the age of 7, and 30% by the age of 8. A hundred years ago, the average age when a girl got her first period was 16-17. Girls with early maturation are at risk of lower self-esteem and higher rates of depression. The biological …