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: http://www.cseindia.org/lead_paints.pdf See Also: Press Release: Lab study finds paints in India have unacceptable levels of toxic lead http://www.cseindia.org/AboutUs/press_releases/press-20090817.htm 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 http://www.downtoearth.org.in/cover.asp?foldername=20020815&filename=anal&sec_id=7&sid=1

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