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How Do You Know if There is Lead in Your Home?

  • Oct 22 2018

If your home was built before 1978, there is a good chance it has lead-based paint. In 1978, the federal government banned consumer uses of lead-containing paint, but some states banned it even earlier. Lead from paint, including lead-contaminated dust, is one of the most common causes of lead poisoning.   Infographic displays sources of lead-based paint that may be found in older homes

October 21-28 is National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. The National Lead Information Center (NLIC) provides the general public and professionals with information about lead, lead hazards and their prevention.  The Lead Poisoning and Toxic Exposure practice of O’Connell and Aronowitz is the largest lead injury litigation group in upstate New York. Our attorneys have handled more than 1,000 cases of childhood and adult lead poisoning and we are committed to help share information about lead dangers and prevention.


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