Title: Lead: Topic Home
Abstract: Lead is a soft, heavy, blue-gray metal. It occurs naturally in the earth’s crust, and human activities such as burning fossil fuels, mining, and manufacturing have spread it throughout the environment, including our homes and workplaces. Fact sheets on lead, its effects on human health both in the US and around the world, are provided along with guidelines and recommendations.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Date of Publication: March 2005
Resource Type: Fact sheet - Glossary - Web site
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