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The negative effects of lead paint on different physiological systems

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Lead (Pb) in paints is a serious public health hazard that has piqued the international community's interest. Lead concentrations in lead-based paints have been assessed in several research conducted across the world. As a result, the goal of this article was to describe the findings of these research, give some knowledge of their human health consequences for law enforcement, and promote public awareness. The most notable gaps found have been highlighted in order to open the door for additional research efforts aimed at producing thorough data on this subject. Some of the evaluated studies found considerable amounts of lead in paints that were considerably over the allowable limits, despite the many regulatory controls on lead content in paints that exist worldwide. There have been reports of children cases of lead poisoning in a number of nations, including South Africa, France, Morocco, and the US. Lead levels in South Africa (145,000 ppm), China (860,000 ppm), and the US (22,550 ppm) have all been found to be high. 4,485.11 ppm in Thailand. India (104 ppm) and Palestine (6036 ppm). As a result, tight law enforcement measures pertaining to the progressive removal of paints containing lead and the management of lead content are required throughout the globe.


Ammar Badri Younes, Afyaa Sabah Nasir . The negative effects of lead paint on different physiological systems. Cardiometry; Issue 31; May 2024; p.81-88; DOI: 10.18137/cardiometry.2024.31.8188; Available from:


Paints,  Lead in paints,  Lead exposure,  Lead control
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