Lead in paints

This latest CSE study reveals that most of the popular brands of paints contain high quantities of lead, a toxin especially dangerous for children. Says that weak regulatory control is the real culprit as there is no mandatory standard for lead levels in paints in the country. Source: See Also: Press Release: Lab study finds paints in India have unacceptable levels of toxic lead Report: Global study to determine lead in new decorative paints in 10 Countries www.indiaenvironmentportal/node/282504 Feature: United Colours of Industry www.indiaenvironmentportal/node/573 Feature: Lead menace www.indiaenvironmentportal/node/4758 Feature: Healthy hues

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