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Lead Poisoning



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Last Edited: 9/28/2010

Lead Poisoning Resources

The resources below provide more information about lead exposure and lead poisoning. Resources listed do not necessarily represent the views of the California Environmental Health Tracking Program. We welcome suggestions and additions to the resource list.


California State Government:

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch (CLPPB)

The Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch (CLPPB) is a program within the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). CLPPB provides resources to stakeholders interested in learning more about lead exposure and lead poisoning.

Visit the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch for more resources about lead poisoning.

 

California Department of Public Health (CDPH)

 

California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)

DTSC provides information on lead in jewelry.

 

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Federal Government

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC's Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program is committed to eliminating elevated blood lead levels in children by 2010. They provide data, resources, and information related to lead poisoning. www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/

 

CDC National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network

The Centers for Disease Control reports on childhood lead poisoning data by county and state. http://ephtracking.cdc.gov/showChildhoodLeadPoisoning.action

 

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

The EPA provides information on lead in paint, dust, and soil, including basic information about lead poisoning. www.epa.gov/lead/index.html

 

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

The CPSC provides information regarding the safety of consumer products. Lead-related product recalls and information may be found on their website. www.cpsc.gov/

 

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Non-Governmental, Advocacy, and Community Organizations

Healthy Homes Collaborative

The Healthy Homes Collaborative is an association of community-based organizations committed to eliminating environmental health threats, such as lead, in homes and communities. www.healthyhomescollaborative.org/

 

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