Thursday, June 7, 2012

Latest Lead paint news

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention the CDC cut the amount of lead that will trigger medical monitoring and other actions in half for children the age group 0f 1 to 5.
The old trigger was 10 micrograms per deciliter of lead in a child’s blood, is now 5 micrograms per deciliter of lead in their blood will be considered at risk.  The CDC also said the new guidelines increase the patient population nationwide to about 442,000 from about 77,000 using the latest CDC data available. 

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