Issue Date: October 24, 2011
Reducing Lead Levels
Blood lead concentrations less than the federally established level of concern are associated with adverse health effects, a draft assessment by the National Toxicology Program concludes. Once finalized, the NTP assessment could prompt the federal government to lower lead exposure limits for workers as well as the blood lead level it considers to be elevated.
Released on Oct. 14, the draft report finds sufficient evidence to associate . . .
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