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A Toxics-Free Future


Fact Sheet

IPEN Participating Organizations (POs) in Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, the Philippines and Thailand visited children’s playgrounds and measured lead content of the paint used on a total of 166 pieces of equipment using a portable x-ray fluorescence spectrometer. This screening was conducted to investigate if lead paint was used at these playgrounds and to raise awareness around the prevalence of playgrounds with dangerously high levels of lead. 

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Factsheet on naming the mercury treaty, including parts of a Minamata statement.