By Ellen Adams,2014-02-02 15:35
Lead Use In Paint
A new study shows that lead-based paint remains a worldwide threat to public health. Paint
containing lead is a major cause of lead poisoning in children.
The heavy metal enters the body when children breathe the paint dust or fumes in the air. Or
when babies put their mouth on painted surfaces or swallow pieces of paint.
Lead can damage the brain and the nervou..