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Exterior of the Home
Things to look for on the exterior of your home.
Do you see chipped, peeling or flaking paint on the home’s siding?
Do you see chipped, peeling or flaking paint around windows and window frames?
Do you see visible paint chips or flakes in soil, plants or gardens around the home?
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Household Items Carrying Lead Exposure Risk
Painted toys, especially older toys
Painted furniture, especially older furniture
Plumbing products such as pipes and fixtures
Cookware, including food or liquid containers made of lead crystal, lead-glazed pottery or porcelain
Traditional (folk) medicines
Imported spices, including:
Jobs & Hobbies Carrying Lead Exposure Risk
Renovating and painting
Refinishing old furniture
Auto body work
Working with stock cars (weights used in stock cars)
Hunting (shot and reloading lead ammunition)
Fishing (fishing sinkers and jigs)
Stained glass (came and solder)
Making pottery (dyes and glazes)