Learn all about the sources of lead, it's various health impacts where to look for lead in your home and the environment.
Used in many materials and products, lead is a heavy metal that is dangerous to human health. Since lead is a natural element, it does not break down in the environment. Once lead has been dispersed and redeposited into the environment, it will remain there to poison generations of children unless it is controlled or removed. Even very limited exposures to lead are hazardous to children.